Rattan is a matieral used for the construction of lightweight Nunchucks.
rattan grows mainly in hot climates, unlike most would belive they are actualy a form of vine which wraps its-self around others objects which it relies on in order to reach light. rattan harvesting is often looked kindly apon, it grows at a very fast rate (comparativly) and harvesting rattan means that hardwood trees are often saved since they are vital for the growth of the vine.
rattan has been used for freestyle when people have wanted a lightweight and durable material. it is very light, by far lighter than oak or other woods that can be used. some people argue that this means they can move faster, or just prefer a lighter material since it can store less enegry meaning if it impacts against the freestyler it wont cause as much damage.