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Crossing your feet from Agrippa’s Seconda

Though it is often said that we should never cross our feet, there will be times when the manuals specifically tell us to. Here is one example from Agrippa.

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Camillo Agrippa – Seconda Guard Analysis

  Feet are close together and inline Left heel is slightly raised Left foot is turned out Both knees are forward of the feet The body is inclined forward The right arm is extended The eyes are looking just over … Continue reading

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Camillo Agrippa – Chapter 5, A Different Kind of Seconda

If you were like me, you were taught that second refers to the rotation of the hand. If the true edge is upwards you are in prima. If it is to the right, you are in seconda. But that’s not … Continue reading

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