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Mair’s Longsword – Schaitlerhaw (Vertex Strike)

Stand with the left leg in front and lift your sword above your head with extended arms (as in illustration). Then spring in towards him with the right foot and strike with the long edge directly to the top of … Continue reading

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The Counter to the Counter to the Scheitelhau

In Ringeck and Pseudo-Peter von Danzig have a technique for breaking Alber, the Fool’s guard using the Scheitelhau. There is some dispute about how to do it, but the counter to this is explicitly described as kron. The counter to … Continue reading

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