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Meyer’s Longsword – Wechsel Guard Analysis and Videos

We have been taking a long hard look at Wechsel lately and have come to the conclusion that we’ve been doing a few things wrong. Most importantly, we’ve been allowing our arms to hang low and fully extended. But if … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – Working with Wechsel (Changer)

This is an excerpt from our new study guide, Meyer’s German Longsword 2. Due to the limitations of WordPress, this omits the “fill in the blank” sections that the real workbook will contain. Meyer German Longsword 1 Meyer’s German Longsword … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – 8r This is the Correct Squinter

That’s is Meyer’s title, not mine, but I really like his idea about how to use it. This is a preliminary interpretation, a starting point for my research. Thus when one holds his Sword to the left in Zufechten, then … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – Guards Part 4 of 4

The low guards. Alber –Fool [Master Guard] Meyer does not like this guard. While other masters seem to imply the person attacking is the fool, Meyer bluntly states that he thinks the fool is the one who is using the … Continue reading

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