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Messerfechten: An Introduction By Hugh Knight
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This is a very brief introduction to the art of fifteenth-century German Messer combat. It relies primarily upon Hans Talhoffer, Paulus Kal, The Glasgow Fechtbuch, and Codex Wallerstein, with some... More > material from Johannes Lecküchner. The interpretations are illustrated with pictures from Fechtbücher (where available), but there are no modern pictures.< Less
Medieval Sword & Buckler Combat By Hugh Knight
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Sword and buckler fighting was one of the most common forms of combat in the middle ages, practiced by commoners and nobles alike. With careful, step-by-step pictures and detailed instructions the... More > author shows how to perform the primary sword and buckler techniques of Andreas Lignitzer, Hans Talhoffer and Paulus Kal, fifteenth-century masters of the sword. You will learn the amazingly sophisticated and effective tactical principles of German swordsmanship; guards and footwork; simple attacks and defenses; compound techniques; and finally the solo practice forms of Lignitzer. You will also learn what equipment to use and where to get it so you can start your own study of sword and buckler combat. This book builds on the foundation laid by the previous books in this series to teach all of the primary martial arts essential to a medieval gentleman. Join us and learn the arts of knighthood!< Less
Medieval Games By Hugh Knight
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This book contains a selection of thirteen medieval games, including board games, dice games, and card games. Meticulously researched and carefully play tested, these games will be perfect whether... More > you want something to enhance your living history impression, want to learn how medieval people lived, or just want to enjoy fun games for their own sake. Some of the games included are Pochspiel, Glückshaus, Karnöffel, Passage, Fuchs und Gänse, Knave Noddy, Tablut, and more, including medieval rules for a variant of backgammon, several medieval versions of chess, and even a German version of chess called Kurierspiel, played on a 12x8 board.< 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 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

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