Monthly Archives: December 2015

Complete List of Codex Wallerstein Longsword Videos

We’ve indexed 75 of the 100+ Wallerstein videos. Before we sort through the rest, I want to take a few moments to thank all of the clubs and individuals that spent countless hours researching, practicing, and filming the longsword section. … Continue reading

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Codex Wallerstein – Waage (Scales or Balance)

My club will be starting their investigation of Codex Wallerstein’s longsword section in January. While we primarily study Meyer, we choose Wallerstein because we feel we need to focus on the close plays, both binding and wrestling. The first lesson … Continue reading

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Fechtkunst Update – Codex Wallerstein

The index for Codex Wallerstein is up. For the longsword section, we’ve added a correlation between its plays and those in Wiktenauer’s Nuremberg Group presentation. For each manuscript we’re now going to include a “compilation” page. This will be used … Continue reading

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Call for Videos: Ringeck, Danzing, and Dobrginer

The table of contents and templates are ready for indexing Liechtenauer longsword videos. Now comes the hard part, figuring out where each relevant video fits in the index and filming new videos to fill in the gaps. Sigmund Schining ain … Continue reading

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Complete Video Index of Meyer’s Longsword Chapter 4

We’ve just completed the first pass at video taping interpretations of all of the the techniques described in chapter 4 of Meyer’s longsword. The index includes videos from a variety of clubs and individuals including, Aaron Pynenberg Dustin Reagan Hellenic … Continue reading

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Pendulum Pell mk. 2

The second version of my pendulum pell has a smaller steel ball. I also used a piece of water pipe instead of fence post. The problem with the fence post is that it is galvanized, making impossible to weld safely. … Continue reading

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Video Taping Tips

Things I recently learned: Do most of your talking without a mask. It’s easier to hear, especially if you don’t have a dedicated microphone. After speaking, allow a 3 second pause before bending down to put on your mask or … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Dussack Study Guide

My club has just completed our first study guide for Meyer’s Dussack. Chapter one is designed primarily for those with little or no swordsmanship experience. If you are already familiar with German terminology then you can skip ahead to exercises … Continue reading

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