The baton is definitely sturdy. it is full steel and heavy. It takes some effort to make a swing to open it. if the swing to open isn't fast enough, the parts of the baton will not lock together and will be flimsy. it is also a long reach ...
Black Baton nonglare coated steel shaft
Sturdy Rubber handle with diamond grip
Overall Length Open: 31 Inch
Overall Length Close: 12 Inch