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Mixology: Getting Started By Hugh Knight
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This book is a brief introduction to the art of crafting fine classic cocktails at home. It will show you what you need for your own home bar, gives you detailed lessons for making four different... More > classes of drinks, and contains recipes for 40 different cocktails and for five different punches. It also contains recipes for a variety of elegant snacks to accompany your next cocktail party.< Less
The Last Resort: Unarmored Grappling and Dagger Combat By Hugh Knight
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The first book in this series taught the use of the longsword, but medieval knights didn’t always have a sword at hand when trouble struck so the ability to grapple and fight with daggers was... More > crucial in their dangerous world. In this book you’ll learn a unified system of grappling, with or without daggers, that includes sophisticated methods of breaking your opponent’s balance, strikes and kicks, defensive techniques, locks, throws, chokes, ground fighting, and fighting with daggers or against a dagger-wielding foe when you’re unarmed. You’ll also learn how to read your opponent’s intentions and use that information to overpower him easily. This book shows that grappling and dagger combat were part of the integrated whole that made up German medieval martial arts. NB: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
The Last Resort: Unarmored Grappling and Dagger Combat By Hugh Knight
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The first book in this series taught the use of the longsword, but medieval knights didn’t always have a sword at hand when trouble struck so the ability to grapple and fight with daggers was... More > crucial in their dangerous world. In this book you’ll learn a unified system of grappling, with or without daggers, that includes sophisticated methods of breaking your opponent’s balance, strikes and kicks, defensive techniques, locks, throws, chokes, ground fighting, and fighting with daggers or against a dagger-wielding foe when you’re unarmed. You’ll also learn how to read your opponent’s intentions and use that information to overpower him easily. This book shows that grappling and dagger combat were part of the integrated whole that made up German medieval martial arts. NB: This is the spiral-bound edition.< Less
Fencing With Spear and Sword: Medieval Armored Combat By Hugh Knight
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Please Note: This book is being rewritten. The revised edition will be much better in quality, and will contain many more techniques, as well as corrections to the material currently in the book. ... More > The revised edition should be ready by Summer 2010. Learn the Arts of Knighthood! The study of medieval European martial arts is going through a renaissance with new books on the subject being published one after another. This is the first such book, however, to focus entirely on armored combat as practiced by medieval knights. In this book you will learn how fence with the spear and the sword against an opponent in full armor. You will learn the nature and format of medieval combat from its opening stages to its grisly conclusion. The author takes you through the stances, grips, footwork, thrusts and strikes that made medieval combat so elegant and effective with step-by-step instruction and photographs to shed light on this ancient art.< Less
The Play of the Axe: Medieval Pollaxe Combat By Hugh Knight
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While many new books on historical European martial arts are being produced regularly, this is the first series of books devoted entirely to armored combat, and this is the first book to teach the... More > lost art of pollaxe combat that has been produced in over 550 years. Written by a well-known scholar and instructor of the German school of historical combat with more than 15 years of real armored combat experience, this book will teach you all you need to know to learn the knight art of the pollaxe. You will learn everything from fundamentals such as footwork, guards, simple strikes and displacements to more than sixty elegant techniques for using the axe to how to acquire the necessary equipment to practice to how to teach yourself the art. Lavishly illustrated with more than 380 photographs, this book is an amazing introduction to one of the least known but most important arts of combat in the knightly repertoire. NOTE: This is the spiral-bound version of the book.< Less
Grappling and Dagger Combat in Armor By Hugh Knight
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The study of medieval European martial arts is going through a renaissance with new books on the subject being published one after another. This is the first such series of books, however, to focus... More > entirely on armored combat as practiced by medieval knights. In the first book in this series you learned how to use the spear and the sword in armor; in this book you will learn how fence with daggers and grapple against an opponent in full armor. You will learn the nature and format of medieval combat from its opening stages to its grisly conclusion. The author takes you through the stances, grips, footwork, thrusts and strikes that made medieval combat so elegant and effective with step-by-step instruction and photographs to shed light on this ancient art. Grappling and Dagger Combat in Armor is intended as a study guide for students of die Schlachtschule: The School of Battle, but anyone with an interest in medieval combat will be fascinated by the insights it offers into the arts of knighthood.< Less
The Play of the Axe: Medieval Pollaxe Combat By Hugh Knight
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While many new books on historical European martial arts are being produced regularly, this is the first series of books devoted entirely to armored combat, and this is the first book to teach the... More > lost art of pollaxe combat that has been produced in over 550 years. Written by a well-known scholar and instructor of the German school of historical combat with more than 15 years of real armored combat experience, this book will teach you all you need to know to learn the knight art of the pollaxe. You will learn everything from fundamentals such as footwork, guards, simple strikes and displacements to more than sixty elegant techniques for using the axe to how to acquire the necessary equipment to practice to how to teach yourself the art. Lavishly illustrated with more than 380 photographs, this book is an amazing introduction to one of the least known but most important arts of combat in the knightly repertoire. NOTE: This is the perfect-bound edition of this book.< Less
Longsword Training Guide By Hugh Knight
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Edited to Add: Lulu.com has changed its printing process, and the pictures in this book came out very dark. People I had review the book say they are still easy to understand, but I wanted to... More > warn people in case that's a factor in deciding to buy. This book is a training guide for learning the German Longsword. It contains Formal Partner Exercises, Basic Drills, Structured Partner Drills, and much more. It is intended to be used with the author's "Knightly Art of the Longsword" (also available from Lulu.com) to teach the reader how to go beyond mere techniques of the art to actually learning how to put those techniques together in a real system of combat.< Less
Die Schlachtschule Fechtbuch By Hugh Knight
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This book is a complete pictorial list of the Primary and Secondary Curricula for die Schlachtschule, the School of Battle. It is not intended to teach the art of combat, but rather to serve as an... More > aide mémoire for students of our school to learn all of the techniques we practice. Understand that there is no instructional material here. This book contains pictures meant to show all of the techniques we teach, including a Fechtbuch citation for each technique to allow the student to go research the technique in its original source. This book will be of little value to readers who are not students of die Schlachtschule.< Less
Die Schlachtschule Fechtbuch By Hugh Knight
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This book is the Case-wrap Hardcover version of the complete pictorial list of the Primary and Secondary Curricula for die Schlachtschule, the School of Battle. It is not intended to teach the art of... More > combat, but rather to serve as an aide mémoire for students of our school to learn all of the techniques we practice. Understand that there is no instructional material here. This book contains pictures meant to show all of the techniques we teach, including a Fechtbuch citation for each technique to allow the student to go research the technique in its original source. This book will be of little value to readers who are not students of die Schlachtschule.< Less

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