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Practice Notes – Breaking Alber with Schlüssel

When you see your opponent in Alber, approach in Ochs or vom Tag. As you reach wide measure, drop into Schlüssel, the Key guard. use this guard to constrain his sword, making the rising cut ineffectual.   When doing the … Continue reading

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Practice Notes – Dealing with the Spanish

For six of the last seven months I’ve been working over a fencer of the Spanish school. Though he is taller, and has a longer reach, my greatest difficulty was deciding if I wanted to throw a stocatta to the … Continue reading

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