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Example of a good Kronhauw

George E. Georgas has offered a much better video of the Kronhauw. The technique is at 0:45. While I personally prefer to catch the attack a bit sooner, this demonstrates the good body structure I was talking about in my … Continue reading

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Structure and the Kronhauw

In my opinion the Kronhauw or Crown Cut is not given the respect that is deserves. Granted, it is considered to be a beginner level technique and the masters warned about overusing it. But still, that doesn’t excuse fencers from … Continue reading

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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 – The Kronhauw or Crown Cut

In Meyer’s system Kron is not a guard. If anything, it is just a moment in time when the device transitions from a defensive thrust into a cut. The assumption here is that you caught the blow on the long … Continue reading

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