Favourite weapons for JKD are nunchuka, Kali stick,great for co-ordination of hand and footwork speed of reaction etc. Baseball bat can you use it like an esgrima as offers no protection to you hands. An interception to the hands there is no guard that is that bit of metal you find on a sword to protect you hands from such attacks. Plus you swing back to get the power, not good is some intercept you swing with another baseball bat on your hands or sidestep and take your lead knee out. It is good for swing but there is not much thrust with a baseball bat, that is if you know how to thrust the bat to create an intercetion and use tactics such attack by drawing, PIA, ABC,drawing, and good footwork, cadence, timing, tempo. Then any attacker wish he knew the JKD baseball batt style. Economy of motion, short arc principle. Joe demagio would have been proud, so would others too in the hall of fame of JKD baseball bat usage. It has a weakness it is narrower nearer the hand so this is the place to intercept, or even beat the baseball bat, there is counter disengage, counter disengage, stop hit, in fact fencing strategies which anyone can add to his arsenal of baseball JKD fencing. With good footwork and strategies I think the JKD style baseball bat would be a formidable weapon. What team do you play for by the way JKD? What you find is that usually a weapon is used against the attacker, that is tactical usage of a weapon, like in JKD, esgrima has certain tactical but in bai jong with a baseball bat. Stepping slight outside may also give you boxing hip mechanics to swing that bat like a punch or thrust it to the ribs and legs. So if anyone decides to pad up and do the baseball bat JKD don,t forget to wear a fencing mask or head gear. Heavy padding on the skull. Nothing like it in any baseball game could be wrong. Don,t think baseball but a sword or short sword knees, wrist, nearest target to your weapon and with good footwork, I would not like to meet a good JKD style baseball bat player. Any kicks would be intercepted, punched in fact the best thing to do is use a weapons. As to finger jab this is too highly rated in JKD, he may also slip, bob and weave especially if the opponent is using any weapon the first thing to go is your finger jab the hand is not a very good open like that better use a extension like a small implement in the hand. Most JKD concept nearest weapon to target come to life with a weapon, nunchuka, kali sticks. Impliment projectile training any one while I Bat with full gear of course. Let,s train the JKD baseball style. Improves accuracy with interception and hitting the target that baseball batt good for footwork timing and cadence, tempo, broken rhythm. In fact everyhting you need in a duel, accuracy of shot with co-ordination eye and hand and footwork. The kali stick power method also whipping that baseball bat like a kali stick, hope no one use that in a baseball jkd match as on the head gear extra on the skull area, you get such a whack. That wrist strike takes on new meaning so never fear basebatt wielder train it for combat as JKD style of combat. Home run maybe or night night time. Counter disengage is like a heun sau in wing chun the opponent strike your weapon and you do a small circle to disengage the blade and you can also counter counter disengage and beat the blade and attack the wrist. You may also disarm the attacker baseball bat with such moves economy of motion and working some Fencing into your arsenal of baseball bat techinque, Samurai techinique forget it without a guard to protect your hands your wrist would be the first line of attact or the baseball bat itself with deflection and attack the hands. So there you go fencing with a baseball batt of course JKD has a unique way of doing that as the footwork is different from fencing, the boxing also give you other angles and that swing of that bat. Swing the bat the bat sparring with that must give a lot of bruises and injuries. Well you have to go to that base ball match after all and watch them swing and love those batt as they can really take the fear out of someone else using it, JKD baseball bat sure makes it a formibable weapon.