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Talhoffer 1467, Plate 4 – Zornhut vs vom Tag

In this action, we see two fencers thrusting from the guards Zornhut and vom Tag. This may seem rather unusual, but the reasoning becomes clear if we consider the options that come before it. The Oberhau The play begins with … Continue reading

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Talhoffer 1467, Plate 3

The Attack – Interpretation 1 Imagine the fencer on the left in Left Pflug. From this position it is quite natural to throw a thrust at the face or neck. The fencer on the right is prepared for this can … Continue reading

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