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Meyer’s Forward – There Are Only Four Cuts

And the whole art of combat rests especially on two elements. The first consists of the cuts and thrusts with which you intent to harm and vanquish your opponent. The second element is the parries, which teaches you how to … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – The Wechselhauw or Change Cut

The Change Cut is simply to change off before your opponent with your cuts, from one side to another, from above to below, and vice versa, in order to confuse him. I’m tempted to interpret this as beginning the cut … Continue reading

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