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Sabre Fencing By Christopher Holzman et al.
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A translation of La Scherma di Sciabola, the 1912 book Sabre Fencing, by Salvatore Pecoraro and Carlo Pessina. This book replaced the sabre section of the Maestro Parise's book as the sabre text for... More > the Italian Army's fencing masters school, and officially reinstated a variety of Radaellian sabre as the scuola magistrale method.< Less
Rules of Fencing By Christopher Holzman & Francesco Marcelli
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Rules of Fencing, originally published in 1686 by Neapolitan fencing master Francesco Antonio Marcelli, treats the use of the sword alone, sword and dagger, small sword, and the use of companion... More > weapons including cape, buckler, and lantern. It also discusses fencing at night, and provides some instruction on the use of the sabre. In addition to the technical and tactical discussion of fencing, Marcelli's work contains a wealth of pedagogical advice. This is a must-have work for students of the Italian school of fencing.< Less
Rules of Fencing By Christopher Holzman & Francesco Marcelli
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Rules of Fencing, originally published in 1686 by Neapolitan fencing master Francesco Antonio Marcelli, treats the use of the sword alone, sword and dagger, small sword, and the use of companion... More > weapons including cape, buckler, and lantern. It also discusses fencing at night, and provides some instruction on the use of the sabre. In addition to the technical and tactical discussion of fencing, Marcelli's work contains a wealth of pedagogical advice. This is a must-have work for students of the Italian school of fencing.< Less
Fencing Illustrated By Christopher Holzman & Giuseppe Pallavicini
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Fencing Illustrated, by Giuseppe Morsicato Pallavicini is one of the late 17th century fencing books from the Neapolitan-Sicilian school of fencing. Originally published in 1670, this book is... More > copiously illustrated, and focuses on the use of the sword alone. Pallavicini cites and quotes to earlier Italian authors, as well as German and Spanish authors. The influence of La Verdadera Destreza is plainly evident in Pallavicini's work.< Less
The Science of Fencing By Christopher Holzman et al.
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La Scienza della Scherma, in English as The Science of Fencing, by Giuseppe Rosaroll-Scorza & Pietro Grisetti, was first published in 1803, and presents a thorough treatment of Neapolitan... More > fencing. This book was hugely influential in Italy, and was cited and appealed to as authority by Maestri Masiello and Parise, among many others. Technically, the book treats fencing with the sword alone, and includes parries with the unarmed hand, grappling and throws, and counters to those. There is also a wealth of tactical advice provided by the authors, who were officers in the military of the Italian Republic.< Less
Fencing Illustrated By Christopher Holzman & Giuseppe Pallavicini
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Fencing Illustrated, by Giuseppe Morsicato Pallavicini is one of the late 17th century fencing books from the Neapolitan-Sicilian school of fencing. Originally published in 1670, this book is... More > copiously illustrated, and focuses on the use of the sword alone. Pallavicini cites and quotes to earlier Italian authors, as well as German and Spanish authors. The influence of La Verdadera Destreza is plainly evident in Pallavicini's work.< Less
The Science of Fencing By Christopher Holzman et al.
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La Scienza della Scherma, in English as The Science of Fencing, by Giuseppe Rosaroll-Scorza and Pietro Grisetti, first published in 1803, presents a thorough treatment of Neapolitan fencing. This... More > book was hugely influential in Italy, and was cited and appealed to as authority by Maestri Masiello and Parise, among many others. Technically, the book treats fencing with the sword alone, and includes parries with the unarmed hand, grappling and throws, and counters to those. There is also a wealth of tactical advice provided by the authors, who were officers in the military of the Italian Republic.< Less
Van Humbeek's Fencing with the Sabre By Reinier van Noort
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Leopold van Humbeek (1871-1942) was fencing master at the Royal Navy Academy in Amsterdam as well as at other military academies in the Netherlands, and at various civilian clubs. In 1912, he coached... More > the Dutch fencing team in sabre fencing at the Olympics in Stockholm, where the Dutch team took bronze in sabre and in épée. In 1905, Van Humbeek published his Handleiding voor het Sabelschermen, in which he gives a clear and useful description of sabre fencing, supported by 20 photographs that show the author demonstrating postures and techniques. Van Humbeek wrote that the style of fencing that he taught originated from Italy, and indeed his work fits well within the successful tradition started by the Italian maestro Radaelli, as, for example, described by Luigi Barbasetti a few years earlier. Central to this system are cuts that are made from the elbow rather than from the wrist.< Less
Sabre Fencing on Horseback By Christopher Holzman
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Sabre Fencing on Horseback is an English translation of fencing master Cav. Ferdinando Masiello's 1891 book, "La Scherma di Sciabola a Cavallo." This book presents a course in the mounted... More > use of the sabre, in the method of Maestro Giuseppe Radaelli. The course consists of solo and paired drills that teach the cavalry soldier use of the sabre against cavalry and infantry.< Less