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Meyer’s Longsword – Indes Before and During the Bind

The concept of indes in the bind is fairly well known, but it leads to a mistaken belief that indes in only in bind and only involves feeling the opponent’s intentions with the sword. But Meyer tells us that indes … Continue reading

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Tempo and Indes

Tempo and Indes, In Theory Consider the fight between a fencer in vom Tag against a fencer in Alber In the fencer in vom Tag commits to an attack, the fencer in Alber, can counter to leaping forward and slicing … Continue reading

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Practice Notes: Scheitelhau, the Parting Strike, with Broken Steps

Scheitelhau, or the Parting Cut, is the last of the five Master Cuts. Like the other master cuts it begins with the Zornhau, which the ancients call the Father Stroke. And like any other cut, it it to be performed … Continue reading

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