Tag Archives: medieval

The Durchtreten

Just a brief post after this past Saturday working with the Durchtritt from I.33 The Durchtritt is a technique we see in the play of 1st Ward being besieged by Halfshield, and in the play of Schutzen against 2nd Ward. … Continue reading

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Common Fencing System

The topic of Common Fencing is one of those recurring topics in HEMA. People have been trying to figure out exactly what the common fencing of the medieval and renaissance period looked like. This is probably due to the fact … Continue reading

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How 5th Ward in I.33 relates to 1st Ward, and How it is held

Comparison of 5th Ward with 1st Ward, and it’s relationship with Tutta Porta di Ferro Continue reading

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Specific Technique vs Broader Concept – Techniques in I.33, Durchtreten and Separation of Sword and Shield

discussion on the Durchtreten and Separation of Sword and Shield, and the differences between a specific technique vs a broader concept Continue reading

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Sub Gladium – Superior and Inferior, Above and Below, Over and Under

insights into the meaning of “cade sub gladium quoque scutum” in the context of the usage of the word “sub” in I.33 Continue reading

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The Cleric’s Nucken

Affirming an “old” interpretation of the Nucken Continue reading

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More on the 7 Wards – Ordering Diverse Strikes

breaking down the logic of the description of what the 7 Wards are, as found in MS I.33 Continue reading

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