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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
Backswords & Bucklers Book One: Basic Rules By Christopher Cale
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Backswords & Bucklers is a new, completely self-contained Swords & Wizardry: Whitebox variant, designed to run games of Elizabethan Fantasy. Inspired by works such as Michael Moorcock’s... More > Gloriana and Sir Walter Scott’s Kennilworth, Backswords & Bucklers is a game of adventure set in Gloriana’s Britain. The basic game contains complete rules for the game with Fighting Man, Scoundrel and Wise Woman classes, and focuses on running games set in the Underworld of London, based out of a tavern. It contains a modified combat system, appropriate weaponry (including matchlocks) and money, sample magic items and tables to inspire the Referee with ideas for jobs; as well as a sample tavern complete with rumours and a short adventure. Stock monsters and magic item tables are abandoned in this game, as not being particularly relevant to the subject matter.< Less
Backswords & Bucklers Book One: Basic Rules By Christopher Cale
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Backswords & Bucklers is a new, completely self-contained Swords & Wizardry: Whitebox variant, designed to run games of Elizabethan Fantasy. Inspired by works such as Michael Moorcock’s... More > Gloriana and Sir Walter Scott’s Kennilworth, Backswords & Bucklers is a game of adventure set in Gloriana’s Britain. The basic game contains complete rules for the game with Fighting Man, Scoundrel and Wise Woman classes, and focuses on running games set in the Underworld of London, based out of a tavern. It contains a modified combat system, appropriate weaponry (including matchlocks) and money, sample magic items and tables to inspire the Referee with ideas for jobs; as well as a sample tavern complete with rumours and a short adventure. Stock monsters and magic item tables are abandoned in this game, as not being particularly relevant to the subject matter.< Less
I33 Fencing in the Style of the Walpurgis Manuscript 2nd edition By Andrew Kenner
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The Walpurgis Manuscript (Royal Armouries I.33) is the world's oldest known personal fencing manual, having been written in early 14th century Germany. This fascinating document offers a unique... More > window into a style of sword and buckler fencing that appears to have been both a popular sport and a means of waging war in Western Europe for more than a century. This extensively revised and extended Second Edition will take you through a series of instructions and exercises designed to have you fencing in a way which the authors of the I.33 Manuscript would have immediately recognized. Along with several important interpretation updates, the Second Edition features over 100 illustrative photographs and more than 90 exercises. Rediscover this ancient and effective medieval combat style for yourself, a style which fascinated our ancestors and is still intriguing fencers today.< Less
I33 Fencing in the Style of the Walpurgis Manuscript 2nd edition By Andrew Kenner
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The Walpurgis Manuscript (Royal Armouries I.33) is the world's oldest known personal fencing manual, having been written in early 14th century Germany. This fascinating document offers a unique... More > window into a style of sword and buckler fencing that appears to have been both a popular sport and a means of waging war in Western Europe for more than a century. This extensively revised and extended Second Edition will take you through a series of instructions and more than 90 exercises designed to have you fencing in a way which the authors of the I.33 Manuscript would have immediately recognized. Along with several important interpretation updates, the colour Second Edition features over 100 color photographs. Rediscover this ancient and effective medieval combat style for yourself, a style which fascinated our ancestors and is still intriguing fencers today.< Less
True Neapolitan Fencing By Christopher Holzman & Nicola Terracusa e Ventura
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True Neapolitan Fencing, by Nicola Terracusa e Ventura, was originally published in 1725. While the French and northern Europeans were moving to the small sword, the Italians, particularly in the... More > south, were still using longer blades capable of cutting, and also using secondary weapons. This is one of the few 18th century Italian language fencing books, and covers the use of the sword, as well as sword and dagger, sword a buckler, sword and rotella, and sword and cape. Terracusa e Ventura was part of the Neapolitan & Sicilian school of fencing, and his work bears many similarities to other works in the school, like those of Maestri Marcelli, Mattei, Villardita and Pallavicini. The translator has added additional new front matter, footnotes and a few images from other Neapolitan & Sicilian works to help explain and illustrate the author's occasionally complex writing.< Less
True Neapolitan Fencing By Christopher Holzman & Nicola Terracusa e Ventura
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True Neapolitan Fencing, by Nicola Terracusa e Ventura, was originally published in 1725. While the French and northern Europeans were moving to the small sword, the Italians, particularly in the... More > south, were still using longer blades capable of cutting, and also using secondary weapons. This is one of the few 18th century Italian language fencing books, and covers the use of the sword, as well as sword and dagger, sword a buckler, sword and rotella, and sword and cape. Terracusa e Ventura was part of the Neapolitan & Sicilian school of fencing, and his work bears many similarities to other works in the school, like those of Maestri Marcelli, Mattei, Villardita and Pallavicini. The translator has added additional new front matter, footnotes and a few images from other Neapolitan & Sicilian works to help explain and illustrate the author's occasionally complex writing.< Less
Marozzo Book 1 By Tom Leoni
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Publishing in 1536, Achille Marozzo is one of the most important Italian fencing authors of the Renaissance, as well as a towering figure in what we call the “Bolognese style.” His book... More > Opera Nova was reprinted in the course of the 16th century and at the beginning of the next, as evidence of the popularity of his instruction. Experienced Renaissance swordsmanship instructor and professional translator Tom Leoni has tackled this complex project to offer the modern historical European martial artist (and historian) Marozzo’s text in fluent, readable English. Because of the complexity of the work, it will be offered one book at a time (total of five books). This first volume deals with the “queen” of Bolognese weapon-combinations, the sword and small buckler. Other volumes—sword and other companion weapons, two-handed sword, polearms, and advice on dueling (plus dagger grapples) are forthcoming.< Less
Die Schlachtschule Fechtbuch By Hugh Knight
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This book is the official die Schlachtschule Fechtbuch. It contains the entire Basic Curriculum necessary to pass the test for Journeyman rank in our Schule, more than 200 techniques in all forms... More > from longsword to sword and buckler to grappling to dagger to spear to halfsword to pollaxe. This book is not intended to act as a stand-alone guide to training. Each technique is represented by one, or at the most, two, pictures and a very brief bit of text naming the technique shown. It is intended only to help die Schlachtschule students remember what to study and practice, and will be of little or no value to anyone who is not a member of our Schule.< Less
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

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