The training method is the combat execution
It's not about "hitting sticks" or "stick fighting" – it's edged weapon training
Train with intent as a standard practice
Developing visual sensitivity is as important as physical sensitivity
Learn the difference between tactics and techniques and how to to train them
Make it meaningful and challenging. As always, when weapons or other tools aren't factored in, you still retain the integrated skills, physical conditioning, acuity and mindset necessary for personal protection.