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Meyer’s Longsword – Fixing our Kronhauw

We recently fixed a major problem with our interpretation of the Kronhauw. Previous Interpretation Our old interpretation was to simply thrust the sword into the Kron posture such that the opponent’s long edge slides down our edge onto the shilt … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – Kniecheihauw or Wrist Cut

I’m almost embarrassed to write up this technique because it is so simple. A Kniecheihauw is just a Zwerch to wrist. You can use this whenever your opponent goes into a high guard, either in the onset or in the … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – The Kniecheihauw or Wrist Cut

This is a subtype of the Zwerch used in the middle of the fight. It seems like more of an attack of opportunity than something one would do intentionally. This is so called from the body part to which it … Continue reading

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