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Meyer’s Longsword – His Pedagogy for Tag and Defeating the Opening Zwerch

I am a firm believer in learning how to use a guard as a static posture before learning how to break it. My theory is that you should never linger in a guard if you don’t know how to deal … Continue reading

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Indes in the Onset

Meyer’s cutting patterns are bookended with opening slashes and a concluding Zwerch to cut away safely. In the Onset when you come within a fathom [six feet?] of your opponent, then slash up from your right before him through his … Continue reading

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