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The Noble Science Volume 2 By Mark Hillyard
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The journal for the discerning and gentle practitioner. Containing diverse papers on the native European Arts and Sciences of Defence
The Noble Science Volume 1 By MI Hillyard
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The journal for the discerning and gentle practitioner. Containing diverse papers on the native European Arts and Sciences of Defence.
shuttle and cage By Ewan MacColl
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'The Shuttle & Cage' is a reprint of a WMA publication from 1956 of Industrial Folk Song, edited by Ewan MacColl.
Italian Chivalric Code By Christopher Holzman, Achille Angelini
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This dueling code, by Lt. Gen. Achille Angelini, was originally published in Firenze, Italy, in 1883. It explores the moral, social, and legal issues of honor and the reparation of honor in the... More > Kingdom of Italy, that sometimes required members of polite society to commit the crime of the duel to vindicate their honor. Angelini's code also include clear instructions on how to conduct the dispute and the duel, with sword, sabre, or pistol.< Less
La Canne Royale By Chris Slee, Larribeau, Eugène Humé
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La Canne holds a unique position in the development of martial arts in the nineteenth century. It was at once a weapon for self-defense taught in the boxing and savate clubs across France and Belgium... More > as well as a tool for gymnastics and physical education. The canne was taught to the officer class in military academies and to children in public schools. This volume presents two mid-century methods for learning the canne which encompass both these aspects of its use. Larribeau's 1856 A New Theory of the Art of the Canne concentrates more on self-defence and introduces lessons against a mannequin as a teaching method. Humé's 1862 Treatise and Theory of La Canne Royale centres more on the gymnastic and athletic aspects of the canne. Both provide a fascinating insight into the canne before it was codified by Vigny and incorporated into the composite English martial art of Bartitsu.< Less
Fencing Through the Ages By Adolphe Corthey
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Adolphe Corthey's meticulous research into the styles of fencing of former times were translated into public demonstrations which astonished the general public and helped to popularise fencing as a... More > sport. These demonstration events were hugely popular throughout the Continent and even the famous British fencing historian Alfred Hutton was invited to participate. This volume collects two of Corthey's most influential works. In Fencing through the Ages, Corthey traces the history of swordsmanship from primitive times through a series of development to culminate in the modern art. His On the Subject of the Transformation of the Combat Sword is an argument to alter the shape of the duelling sword in order to take advantage of previous hundred years of the development of fencing theory. Included also are a number of items from the contemporary press reporting on these demonstration events and a brief biography of Corthey from a who's who of the nineteenth century fencing world.< Less
Fencing Through the Ages By Adolphe Corthey
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Adolphe Corthey's meticulous research into the styles of fencing of former times were translated into public demonstrations which astonished the general public and helped to popularise fencing as a... More > sport. These demonstration events were hugely popular throughout the Continent and even the famous British fencing historian Alfred Hutton was invited to participate. This volume collects two of Corthey's most influential works. In Fencing through the Ages, Corthey traces the history of swordsmanship from primitive times through a series of development to culminate in the modern art. His On the Subject of the Transformation of the Combat Sword is an argument to alter the shape of the duelling sword in order to take advantage of previous hundred years of the development of fencing theory. Included also are a number of items from the contemporary press reporting on these demonstration events and a brief biography of Corthey from a who's who of the nineteenth century fencing world.< Less
La Canne Royale By Chris Slee, Larribeau, Eugène Humé
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La Canne holds a unique position in the development of martial arts in the nineteenth century. It was at once a weapon for self-defense taught in the boxing and savate clubs across France and Belgium... More > as well as a tool for gymnastics and physical education. The canne was taught to the officer class in military academies and to children in public schools. This volume presents two mid-century methods for learning the canne which encompass both these aspects of its use. Larribeau's 1856 A New Theory of the Art of the Canne concentrates more on self-defence and introduces lessons against a mannequin as a teaching method. Humé's 1862 Treatise and Theory of La Canne Royale centres more on the gymnastic and athletic aspects of the canne. Both provide a fascinating insight into the canne before it was codified by Vigny and incorporated into the composite English martial art of Bartitsu.< Less
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 coil-bound version designed to lie open flat for practice.< Less
Secrets of the Sword Alone By Chris Slee
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A modern English translation of Henry de Sainct-Didier's 1573 fencing training manual. Sainct-Didier taught a style of swordsmanship informed by more than two decades as a soldier on the battlefields... More > of France's Italian Wars. He demonstrates techniques which are straight forward and direct, without the niceties of the Italian and Spanish salles of the period. This is a textbook of lesson plans teaching basic cuts and thrusts, how to counter them, and the ways to respond to and defeat these defenses. It is written so that each action builds step by step into complex two-person drills in which initiative passes back and forth between the combatants. No interpretation of Sainct-Didier's text has been attempted, allowing his words to stand on their own merits.< Less