fencing

Fencing this week

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Yesterday, longsworders practiced a safer way of not getting stabbed: the breaking of the thrust. Then we learned that with enough skills and timing, you can...

Fencing this week

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For longsword this week, we drilled the basic exchange of thrusts until we are pretty sure we’ll be able to do it in our sleep! :D

Guy Windsor’s Fencing Manual

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Guy Windsor is offering “print at home” version of his rapier manual for “pay what you want”. Find it here.

Fencing practice today

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Today, fencers will brave the winds in order to apply the lessons in locks and body mechanics that we learned last week.

Fencers! Good news ahead!

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Fencers! Good news ahead ;) We are approaching the end of Fiore’s zogho largo (wide or free plays), so it is time to get into some serious business and beat ...

Venetian Rapier translation on sale

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Bad news: Our primary source for rapier, Tom Leoni’s Giganti translation is listed as ‘discontinued’ on the Knight Shop website! :-O

New fencing and marshals handbooks

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The Kingdom Fencing Marshal has announced that a new Fencing Rulebook and Marshals Handbook have been published on the kingdom website.

Champions of Lough Devnaree

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Congratulations to Agnes des Illes on becoming Armoured Combat Champion of Lough Devnaree this weekend, and to Cernac the Navigator on retaking the the title...

Photos from fencing practice

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A few pics from this evening’s practice, where we played with big swords. We practiced Monte’s first two blows of the levata: