Category Archives: Small Sword

Military Smallsword Notes

Civilian weapon taught in a military context. Lightweight and easy to carry around town or in social circumstances. Little or no usable edge. Very stiff, triangular blade. If curved with an edge then it isn’t a smallword but rather a … Continue reading

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Domenico Angelo on Choosing a Blade

From “The School of Fencing” from 1787. This text discusses the use of the small sword for recreation and in earnest. How to Chose a Blade and It’s Proper Length I thought it necessary, before I set down any rules … Continue reading

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