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Longsword – Right Underhauw vs. Meyer’s Left Pflug

Once again we are beginning in Meyer’s Left Pflug (Plow). This also works if the patient is in Schlussel (Key). As the right Underhauw (Under cut) comes in, the patient steps out to the left using his left foot. As … Continue reading

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Longsword – Left Zornhau vs. Meyer’s Left Pflug

This begins with the patient in Meyer’s Left Pflug (Plow). In theory, the patient could also be in Schlussel (Key). As the agent throws a left Zornhau (Wrath cut), the patient will make a small increase of the right foot … Continue reading

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Longsword – Zornhau vs. Meyer’s Left Pflug

This begins with the patient in Meyer’s Left Pflug (Plow). In theory, the patient could also be in Schlussel (Key). As the Zornhau is made, the patent fencer steps out with the left foot. This isn’t a passing step, the … Continue reading

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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 – Kreutzhauw or Cross-cutting

In Meyer’s glossary of strikes there is the Kreutzhauw or Cross Cut. Basically it is just a series of alternating wrath cuts (B and H lines). But since that also describes flailing, it is probably easies to explain the Kreutzhauw … Continue reading

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Mair’s Longsword – A Play of Zornhau Against the Thrust (revised)

Translations: http://www.hroarr.com/manuals/liechtenauer/mair_longsword.pdf http://freifechter.com/PHM_Longsword_full.pdf http://freifechter.com/PHM_Longsword_2.pdf First Actor – Myer’s German Translation Zornhau Against the Thrust It happens that you stand with the Zornhaw (Wrath Strike) with the left foot forward. Then follow after with the right and hit him strongly from … Continue reading

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Mair’s Longsword – A Play of Zornhau Against the Thrust

Translations: http://www.hroarr.com/manuals/liechtenauer/mair_longsword.pdf http://freifechter.com/PHM_Longsword_full.pdf http://freifechter.com/PHM_Longsword_2.pdf First Actor – Myer’s German Translation Zornhau Against the Thrust It happens that you stand with the Zornhaw (Wrath Strike) with the left foot forward. Then follow after with the right and hit him strongly from … Continue reading

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