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Antonio Manciolino By Steven Reich
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Published in 1531, this was the first treatise on swordsmanship published in the Italian language. Antonio Manciolino was a master of the Bolognese school of swordsmanship and his treatise... More > covers nearly all of the classic weapons of that tradition, including the Assalti of sword and small buckler and the techniques for earnest swordsmanship for the sword and broad buckler or targa, sword and dagger, sword and rotella, sword and cape, sword-alone and two swords. In addition, Manciolino includes material for various polearms including the Partisan, Ronca, Spiedo, and Lance.< Less
The Teachings of Master Liechtenauer By Michael Chidester
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Collected here in this document are several of the most significant commentaries on Liechtenauer’s verse of the Fifteenth Century, arranged in such a fashion as to facilitate study and... More > training. Included are David Lindholm's translation of Döbringer, Keith Farrell's translation of Ringeck, Mike Rasmusson's translation of Danzig, transcriptions of all three by Dierk Hagedorn, and images from a variety of manuscripts to further illuminate the text.< Less
The Teachings of Master Liechtenauer By Michael Chidester
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Collected here in this document are several of the most significant commentaries on Liechtenauer’s verse of the Fifteenth Century, arranged in such a fashion as to facilitate study and... More > training. Included are David Lindholm's translation of Döbringer, Keith Farrell's translation of Ringeck, Mike Rasmusson's translation of Danzig, transcriptions of all three by Dierk Hagedorn, and images from a variety of manuscripts to further illuminate the text.< Less
The Music of His Sword: Martial Arts of the Pagan Celts By Christopher Scott Thompson
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Historical swordsmanship instructor and president of the Cateran Society Christopher Scott Thompson examines the available evidence for the martial arts of the pagan Celts. Includes the weapons of... More > the ancient Gauls, Irish, Picts and others, as well as an exploration of martial culture, warrior spirituality and the Celtic battle goddesses.< Less
The Music of His Sword: Martial Arts of the Pagan Celts By Christopher Scott Thompson
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Historical swordsmanship instructor and president of the Cateran Society Christopher Scott Thompson examines the available evidence for the martial arts of the pagan Celts. Includes the weapons of... More > the ancient Gauls, Irish, Picts and others, as well as an exploration of martial culture, warrior spirituality and the Celtic battle goddesses.< Less
Fiore de' Liberi's Fior di Battaglia By Tom Leoni
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This book is the first English translation of Fiore de' Liberi's "Fior di Battaglia," the 1409 swordsmanship and martial arts text that is the oldest extant in the Italian tradition. The... More > book survives in four known manuscripts. One of them, housed at the Getty museum in Los Angeles, CA, is held to be the most complete, and is the basis of this translation. Writing for an audience of illustrious students including the powerful marquis Nicolo' d' Este, Fiore presents detailed instruction on wrestling as well as the use of several weapons including longsword, axe, dagger, staff, lance and others. Fiore's text has been translated by experienced historical martial artist Tom Leoni of the Order of the Seven Hearts and reviewed by Maestro Sean Hayes of the Northwest Academy of Arms and by Greg Mele of the Chicago Swordplay Guild. Fourth revision. Text only.< Less
Broadsword Academy By Christopher Scott Thompson
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The complete martial arts system of the Cateran Society, including several historical methods of Highland broadsword along with other arts and weapons such as the sgian dubh, tomahawk, two-handed... More > sword, targe, buckler, battle-ax, cudgel, two swords and the MacGregor Method.< Less
Knightly Martial Arts By James Wallhausen
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The noble knight in shining armour, emblazoned in brightly coloured surcoat, encased in polished metal and wielding deadly weapons is an evocative image. For the first time, the modern science of... More > Combative Systemics has been combined with period resources to bring a comprehensive treatment of a Knightly Combat System, in an attempt to prove the eternal omnipotence of the knight’s martial arts. With this in mind, the author treats the medieval combat system within the context of reality-based fighting, including references from Wing Chun, Karate and Modern self-defence systems. Also included is a translation of the Long Sword and other parts of the HS.3227a manuscript - perhaps one of the most important documents of the German School.< Less
Knightly Martial Arts By James Wallhausen
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The noble knight in shining armour, emblazoned in brightly coloured surcoat, encased in polished metal and wielding deadly weapons is an evocative image. For the first time, the modern science of... More > Combative Systemics has been combined with period resources to bring a comprehensive treatment of a Knightly Combat System, in an attempt to prove the eternal omnipotence of the knight’s martial arts. With this in mind, the author treats the medieval combat system within the context of reality-based fighting, including references from Wing Chun, Karate and Modern self-defence systems. Also included is a translation of the Long Sword and other parts of the HS.3227a manuscript - perhaps one of the most important documents of the German School.< Less
Sword and The Swastika By Josph Smith
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The Sword & The Swastika (2005) Authors: J.Smith & C. Keifer. Enter a world of harrowing acrobatics, master swordsmanship, top gun marksmanship, and an awesome display of martials arts... More > expertise never seen before as author Joseph Smith takes off on a wild science based fiction cliff hanger as the US military sends it's most powerful weapon, US Air Force Technical Sergeant and master swordsman TSgt Smith back in time to stop the evil Mr. Rieger, a powerful modern day terrorist from giving Hitler's henchmen the bomb... There's non-stop martial arts action from beginning to end, gauranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat, from daredevil stunts to elite Nazi troop exploits, to seat of the pants airplane aerobatics, and a hair raising final chase scene destined to make it's mark on science fiction history -- and laying the groundwork for an awesome counter sequel... If you want action and adventure this book is about as close as you can get to being there !!!< Less