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L’Ange – Second Thrust in Quarta or Flanconade

This thrust is used when you constrain your opponent so strongly that you drive his sword down. When this occurs, you may have “more openings on the outside under his arm” than on the inside. L’Ange notes that it is … Continue reading

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L’Ange – Chapter 7 First Thrust in Quarta

The first thrust taught by L’Ange is performed in Quarta on the inside. Inside vs Outside For those of you unfamiliar with Italian terminology, the “inside” means that your opponent’s blade is to the left of your blade. This position … Continue reading

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L’Ange – Chapter 7, Part 3

The third thrust in chapter 7 is giving my group quite a bit of trouble. The beginning is easy enough. If you are on the inside and the opponent parries in quarta, then you should disengage while gathering your front … Continue reading

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