Monthly Archives: May 2009

Intro to Partisan – Basic Parries

Again, assume a right-hand stance. Parry on the High Outside If the left-hand is forward, the outside is to the right. Just as with a rapier, attacks to the outside must come over or under the weapon. Keeping the left … Continue reading

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Intro to Partisan – Basic Thrusts

All of these assume the left-hand starts forward. In practice either hand may be forward. Punta Portata – Thrust with Hands in Place Take a step forward with the left foot only. At the same time, extend the left hand. … Continue reading

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Intro to Partisan – Basic Stance

Starting at attention, hold the partisan in either hand at the balance point. For the sake of argument, assume that it is the right hand. Perform a slight bow (revarance sp?) by sliding your right foot backwards and leaning forwards … Continue reading

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