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Liechtenauer 43-50 – The 17 Techniques

There are 17 techniques that Liechtenauer promises to cover, starting with the five master strikes. Zornhau Krumphau Zwerchhau Schielhau Scheitelhau The guards are next. Liechtenauer only lists Alber, though Ringeck says that four guards will be covered. The four displacements … Continue reading

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Liechtenauer 39-42

Liechtenauer writes, Five strikes learnfrom the right hand against the opposition.Then we promisethat your arts will be rewarded. This the the prelude to talking about the five master strikes. While other strikes are important, as well as foot- and handwork, … Continue reading

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Liechtenauer 31-38

Liechtenauer writes, Before and After, these two thing, are to all skill a well-spring. Weak and Strong, Indes – that word – always remember. So should you learn with skill to work and defend. If you are scared willingly, no … Continue reading

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Liechtenauer 28-30 cont.

According to Ringeck, Liechtenauer is specifically talking about the first cut in the engagement. The concern is that if a right hander cuts from the left he may be find himself in a bind in the left, which is disadvantagous … Continue reading

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