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MS I.33 – Falling Under from Underarm (2r)

In my post titled Manciolino’s Sword and Buckler: Sotto il Braccio Part 1, I discussed the basic attacks from Sotto il Braccio/First Ward/Underarm. My premise was that you wouldn’t use horizontal or rising true edge cuts from Underarm because they … Continue reading

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Four Covers from MS I.33

These interpretations of the three covers are based on a MS I.33 seminar presented by Scott Brown. If I am understanding Mr. Brown correctly, the drawings in I.33 use what is known as flat perspective. What this means in real … Continue reading

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Defeating First Ward (Underarm) with Coda Longa e Larga

The scene stars our fencer trained in Marozzo dueling one trained with MS I.33. The weapons are sword and buckler. The worthy foe cuts into Underarm, which they call First Ward. Our fencer responds by mutating into Coda Lungs e … Continue reading

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