The last few venues I've presented my motivational talks in were nice sized rooms where I was able to use my full sized bo staff during the parts of my speech where martial arts are used. I was even able to do this at the past weekend's Toastmasters conference where I did a workshop. In many or even most venues, I usually do not get enough room to use my real bo staffs. Instead, I have to use a shorter broom stick which still does the job but things are much nicer when I can use the real full length bo staff. The use of my bo staff during my motivational talks really differentiates myself from others as a professional motivational speaker and the audiences appreciates this.