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The Knightly Art of the Longsword By Hugh Knight
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Johannes Liechtenauer, the father of German martial arts, created a system of combat that was second to none. Later authors wrote books detailing his art, some for earnest combat and others for a... More > sportive version, that have survived to the present day. This book attempts to draw together the writings of various masters of Liechtenauer’s school into a single, comprehensive source detailing the art of fighting in earnest. Not limited to a single author, nor to just the basics of the art, this book attempts to show the full range of Liechtenauer’s art without mixing in any of the more sportive sources from later authors. In addition to the techniques themselves, The Knightly Art of the Longsword includes information on strategic concepts, fundamentals, equipment, finding a school, training, and even how to teach the art. NB: This is the spiral-bound edition.< Less
The Gladiatoria Fechtbuch By Hugh Knight
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This is the first-ever complete translation of the anonymous fifteenth-century fightbook commonly known as the Gladiatoria Fechtbuch. It contains detailed information on armored spear combat,... More > halfsword combat, dagger combat, and ground fighting along with unarmored techniques for Long Shields, sword and buckler and staff combat. This book is a must have item for anyone with an interest in medieval combat or knighthood. Please Note: A few of the pictures in this book are of poor quality, however I have done what I could to clean these pictures and all of them are clear enough to interpret. I have made an effort to show some of the plates in the preview available here so that you, the customer, have a fair notion of what you're getting.< Less
The Ambraser Codex by Master Hans Talhoffer By Hugh Knight
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Fight Master to the Stars! Hans Talhoffer was one the most famous and prolific of the 15th-century German fight masters with at least six fight books attributed to him that have survived to the... More > present day. His Ambraser Codex from 1449 is one of the lesser-known fight books, but it contains a wealth of information about armored combat, dagger fighting, wrestling and mounted combat that makes it tremendously valuable to students of historical combat. Written for Talhoffer’s patron, Leutold von Königsegg, the Ambraser Codex gives us a fascinating blow-by-blow account of what judicial duels were like from start to finish. More than just a translation, the author has used other fighting manuals of the period to interpret Talhoffer’s techniques. This important book belongs on the shelves of everyone with an interest in the middle ages.< Less
The Ambraser Codex by Master Hans Talhoffer By Hugh Knight
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Fight Master to the Stars! Hans Talhoffer was one the most famous and prolific of the 15th-century German fight masters with at least six fight books attributed to him that have survived to the... More > present day. His Ambraser Codex from 1449 is one of the lesser-known fight books, but it contains a wealth of information about armored combat, dagger fighting, wrestling and mounted combat that makes it tremendously valuable to students of historical combat. Written for Talhoffer’s patron, Leutold von Königsegg, the Ambraser Codex gives us a fascinating blow-by-blow account of what judicial duels were like from start to finish. More than just a translation, the author has used other fighting manuals of the period to interpret Talhoffer’s techniques. This important book belongs on the shelves of everyone with an interest in the middle ages. Note: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
The Gladiatoria Fechtbuch By Hugh Knight
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This is the first-ever complete translation of the anonymous fifteenth-century fightbook commonly known as the Gladiatoria Fechtbuch. It contains detailed information on armored spear combat,... More > halfsword combat, dagger combat, and ground fighting along with unarmored techniques for Long Shields, sword and buckler and staff combat. This book is a must have item for anyone with an interest in medieval combat or knighthood. Please Note: A few of the pictures in this book are of poor quality, however I have done what I could to clean these pictures and all of them are clear enough to interpret. I have made an effort to show some of the plates in the preview available here so that you, the customer, have a fair notion of what you're getting. Note: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
The Knightly Art of the Longsword By Hugh Knight
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Johannes Liechtenauer, the father of German martial arts, created a system of combat that was second to none. Later authors wrote books detailing his art, some for earnest combat and others for a... More > sportive version, that have survived to the present day. This book attempts to draw together the writings of various masters of Liechtenauer’s school into a single, comprehensive source detailing the art of fighting in earnest. Not limited to a single author, nor to just the basics of the art, this book attempts to show the full range of Liechtenauer’s art without mixing in any of the more sportive sources from later authors. In addition to the techniques themselves, The Knightly Art of the Longsword includes information on strategic concepts, fundamentals, equipment, finding a school, training, and even how to teach the art. NB: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
Hugh's Classic Cocktails By Hugh Knight
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A compendium of recipes for the author's favorite classic cocktails, Tiki drinks, generic mixed drinks, punches, and cocktail snacks.
Formal Partner Exercises By Hugh Knight
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In this book you will learn a set of formal partner exercises intended to help any student of the Kunst des Fechtens better understand how the techniques of the art go together in realistic... More > engagements. Newly designed but developed from documentable actions and counters, these exercises will serve to teach a more authentic understanding of how longsword and sword and buckler techniques should be combined while providing a format that allows for structured, disciplined training. Please note that this book is intended for advanced students who are already competent at performing the basic techniques of the art. This book contains no instruction at all on how to perform the techniques themselves, although it does included references for each technique in Hugh Knight's longsword and sword & buckler books, also available from Lulu.com, so that readers can learn how the techniques should be done. Note: This is the perfect-bound edition.< 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
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