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Meyer’s Longsword Workbook 2, Chapter 3 – The Middle and End of the Fight

This is the final chapter on the Example Device. Next up is the cutting patterns, which focuses more on techniques than broad topics. Chapter 3 – The Middle and End of the Fight In this chapter we shall look at … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword: Intro to 1560

The introduction to Meyer’s 1560 longsword lists numbers guards and cuts. To my annoyance, it doesn’t actually cover all of these. Even the primary guard Fool and the master cut Scalper (i.e. vertext or parting cut) are omitted from the … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Rapier – The First Scalp Cut (part 2)

The second version of the Scalp Cut described by Meyer occurs in the Nach or after. This is essentially a response to cut that is thrown outside measure. The sequence it pretty simple. When you see the opponent about to … Continue reading

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Liechtenauer 31-38

Liechtenauer writes, Before and After, these two thing, are to all skill a well-spring. Weak and Strong, Indes – that word – always remember. So should you learn with skill to work and defend. If you are scared willingly, no … Continue reading

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