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...
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 is offering “print at home” version of his rapier manual for “pay what you want”. Find it here.
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 ;) 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 ...
Bad news: Our primary source for rapier, Tom Leoni’s Giganti translation is listed as ‘discontinued’ on the Knight Shop website! :-O
The Kingdom Fencing Marshal has announced that a new Fencing Rulebook and Marshals Handbook have been published on the kingdom website.
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...
A few pics from this evening’s practice, where we played with big swords. We practiced Monte’s first two blows of the levata: