Fencing: Salvator Fabris...

A demonstration of the Rapier fencing tactics of Salvator Fabris.

Renaissance Era Italian Fencing...

Renaissance Italian Lunge – A class on the lunge with the rapier in the Renaissance Italian style, taught by Warder Adrian Flechyr. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Italian Rapier: Four Invitations and...

La Destreza Verdadera – The Spanish Circle Nov24

La Destreza Verdadera – The Spanish Circle...

The Verdadera Destreza of the Spaniards. is the combative Skills and fighting art in Sixteen Century . ‘A Fondo’. Con Jesús Esperanza. Asociación Albaceteña de Esgrima Antigua Caballeros de Al-basit La Destreza Workshop Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Spanish counters to Italian fencing This is a basic thrusting form we created derived from Pachequistan Destreza. The structure is based on Spanish fencing timing (before, during, & after) and we included second intention attacks by conclusion and circular cut. A more conservative version of the same form would replace the conclusion/circular cut with a thrust of the quarter/half/full circle during the adversary’s defensive...

Mechanical Advantage Explained Nov23

Mechanical Advantage Explained...

Mechanical Advantage and Gaining the Blade Warder Adrian Flechyr teaches a class on mechanical advantage and the concept of gaining the blade (a.k.a. constraint, stringere, etc.) according to Renaissance Italian style rapier. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part...

Guy Windsor – Rapier Seminar Nov23

Guy Windsor – Rapier Seminar...

Held at the School of European Swordsmanship on March 31st 2012. This covers basic footwork, structural practice, holding the sword, lunging, and the plays of plates 7 and 16 from Capoferro. Part 1 Part 2 Dagger...