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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 By Andrew Kenner
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The Walpurgis Manuscript (Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33) is the world's oldest known personal fencing manual. This fascinating manuscript is a window onto a style of sword and buckler fencing that... More > was a popular sport and probably a means of waging war in Germany in the late 13th or early 14th century. This book will take you through a series of instructions designed to have you fencing in this ancient style in a way the authors of the manuscript would have immediately recognized. The instructions include many photographs and a graded series of practice exercises. Rediscover this ancient fencing style for yourself and enjoy and experience a medieval fencing technique which fascinated our ancestors more than seven centuries ago and is still intriguing fencers today.< 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 perfect-bound edition.< 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
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
Marco Docciolini By Steven Reich
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A word-by-word transcription of the 1601 fencing treatise of Marco Docciolini. This important fencing work describes a system of swordsmanship which falls between the older "Cut &... More > Thrust" systems of the 16th century and the classic 'Rapier' systems of the 17th century. Docciolini covers techniques for Sword-Alone, Sword and Dagger, Sword and Cape, Two Swords, Sword and Buckler, Sword and Targa, and Sword and Rotella. This work is in Italian with the Transcriber's Notes in English. 2nd Revision.< 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