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Spanish Footwork Diagrams

Source: https://books.google.es/books?id=PH1DAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA209#v=onepage&q&f=false Explanation: https://www.reddit.com/r/wma/comments/47mrfm/discussion_about_parry_retreat_or_step_back/d0e63bd

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Girard Thibault – Chapter 1 Circle 3, Pacing

This diagram is used to show how large each step should be. Path 1, along the line OO, is four ordinary steps. Path 2, going the other direction along NN is three ordinary steps. Likewise, paths 3 and 4 require … Continue reading

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Girard Thibault – Chapter 1, Footwork Diagram

Thibault’s footwork diagram can be found beneath the feet of nearly every fencer in his many drawings. The radius of the circle is the same length as the sword when measured from the quillons to the point. This is also … Continue reading

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