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Fabris – Plate 2: The Extended Prima

The extended Prima is what Fabris refers to as the “properly formed” version of the guard. Guard Analysis The width of the stance is narrow (left) or crossed (right) The length of the stance close, approximately half a foot-length apart … Continue reading

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Fabris – Plate 1: The Withdrawn Prima

The first plate shows what I’ll call the “Withdrawn Prima”. Fabris doesn’t like this posture, but does discuss its merits and flaws before introducing his preferred posture which we’ll call the “Extended Prima”. Guard Analysis The width of the stance … Continue reading

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Camillo Agrippa – Seconda Guard Analysis

  Feet are close together and inline Left heel is slightly raised Left foot is turned out Both knees are forward of the feet The body is inclined forward The right arm is extended The eyes are looking just over … Continue reading

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Camillo Agrippa – Prima A Guard Analysis

    The feet are close together, the right slightly in front The feet are pointed forward The heel of the left foot is raised The knees are over the toes The body is inclined forward so that the left shoulder … Continue reading

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