Monthly Archives: May 2016

Anonimo Bolognese (Anonymous Bolognese)

Opera treatises By Anonymous Bolognese means a full-bodied anonymous treatise of a teacher belonging to the Bolognese school . The treaty, which was found after careful research by the Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo , consists of two books manuscripts containing … Continue reading

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Scholars of Alcala Class Notes – May 22, 2016

Facebook – YouTube – Member’s Site Longsword Today we focused on drills 1 & 2 from our article Longsword – Drills for Pflug/Posta Breve/Porta di Ferro. One of the things we noted is that you don’t necessarily want to make … Continue reading

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Frank Gao on Guardia d’Intrare

Copied from Facebook, I’m not convinced that Marozzo’s guardia d’intrare is with the true edge turned downward. Ignore the sword in the picture, but look at the hand. The angle is more diagonal than purely downward. http://wiktenauer.com/images/3/3d/Marozzo_20.pngIn this edition of … Continue reading

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Scholars of Alcala Class Notes – May 11, 2016

Facebook – YouTube – Member’s Site Sidesword Guards Guardia d’Intrare – Entering Guard This is a problematic term because we want to use it in too many different ways. In dall’Agocchie, it is merely Guardia di Faccia with the true … Continue reading

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Scholars of Alcala Class Notes – May 8, 2016

Facebook – YouTube – Member’s Site Announcements We have two featured meet-ups on the calendar. May 28: Make Targa-Style Bucklers June 11: di Grassi Day BBQ and Workshop If you plan on attending you must sign up early. Longsword Double … Continue reading

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Scholars of Alcala Class Notes – May 4, 2016

Facebook – YouTube – Member’s Site Sidesword Marozzo’s footwork diagram, known as a Segno del Passeggiare. For for information on it, see Ilkka Hartikainen’s article titled The Segno del Passeggiare in Marozzo. Guards We covered several guards (postures) this week. … Continue reading

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Scholars of Alcala Class Notes – May 1, 2016

Facebook – YouTube – Member’s Site Longsword Warm-ups focused on the sword dance (a.k.a. Circling the Numbers) and Meyer’s Cross. Guard of the day: Pflug Meyer’s Longsword – Analysis of Right Pflug Today’s emphasis was on the location and orientation … Continue reading

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