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Fabris Lesson Plan for Plate 3 & Chapter 3/4

Review the first guard. Discuss the divisions of the sword. Focus on the specifics that Fabris offers. (Maybe compare & contrast with other systems.) Discuss the features of the withdrawn seconda (plate 3). [students assume the posture, practice walking as … Continue reading

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Fabris Lesson Plan for Plate 2

Recap why Fabris doesn’t like the withdrawn prima. Discuss the physical differences between the properly formed prima and the withdrawn prima. [students form the posture] Discuss the concept of safety being measured by the distance between your opponent’s sword and … Continue reading

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Fabris Lesson Plan for Plate 1

Brief introduction to the rapier itself and its parts. Terminology: The four hand positions in Italian rapier (one, two, three, four). Their introduction by Agrippa. The difference between one, the hand position, and first/prima the guard. [students demonstrate the four … Continue reading

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