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Mair’s Longsword – The Ochs from Both Sides

When both you and your opponent stand in Ochs, you can use this technique to offend him. It happens like this in the Ochs (Ox). Stand with the left foot forward and hold your sword with crosswise hands above your … Continue reading

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Hanging Point with Longswords vs Greatswords

In the images below look at the orientation of the right hand. For the two longswords the thumb is towards the point, while Alfieri’s greatsword has the thumb towards the pommel. Francesco Alfieri Jakob Sutor The man on the right … Continue reading

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