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The Ambraser Codex by Master Hans Talhoffer By Hugh Knight
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Fight Master to the Stars! Hans Talhoffer was one the most famous and prolific of the 15th-century German fight masters with at least six fight books attributed to him that have survived to the... More > present day. His Ambraser Codex from 1449 is one of the lesser-known fight books, but it contains a wealth of information about armored combat, dagger fighting, wrestling and mounted combat that makes it tremendously valuable to students of historical combat. Written for Talhoffer’s patron, Leutold von Königsegg, the Ambraser Codex gives us a fascinating blow-by-blow account of what judicial duels were like from start to finish. More than just a translation, the author has used other fighting manuals of the period to interpret Talhoffer’s techniques. This important book belongs on the shelves of everyone with an interest in the middle ages.< Less
The Ambraser Codex by Master Hans Talhoffer By Hugh Knight
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Fight Master to the Stars! Hans Talhoffer was one the most famous and prolific of the 15th-century German fight masters with at least six fight books attributed to him that have survived to the... More > present day. His Ambraser Codex from 1449 is one of the lesser-known fight books, but it contains a wealth of information about armored combat, dagger fighting, wrestling and mounted combat that makes it tremendously valuable to students of historical combat. Written for Talhoffer’s patron, Leutold von Königsegg, the Ambraser Codex gives us a fascinating blow-by-blow account of what judicial duels were like from start to finish. More than just a translation, the author has used other fighting manuals of the period to interpret Talhoffer’s techniques. This important book belongs on the shelves of everyone with an interest in the middle ages. Note: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
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
The Knightly Art of the Longsword By Hugh Knight
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Johannes Liechtenauer, the father of German martial arts, created a system of combat that was second to none. Later authors wrote books detailing his art, some for earnest combat and others for a... More > sportive version, that have survived to the present day. This book attempts to draw together the writings of various masters of Liechtenauer’s school into a single, comprehensive source detailing the art of fighting in earnest. Not limited to a single author, nor to just the basics of the art, this book attempts to show the full range of Liechtenauer’s art without mixing in any of the more sportive sources from later authors. In addition to the techniques themselves, The Knightly Art of the Longsword includes information on strategic concepts, fundamentals, equipment, finding a school, training, and even how to teach the art. NB: This is the spiral-bound edition.< Less
The Knightly Art of the Longsword By Hugh Knight
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Johannes Liechtenauer, the father of German martial arts, created a system of combat that was second to none. Later authors wrote books detailing his art, some for earnest combat and others for a... More > sportive version, that have survived to the present day. This book attempts to draw together the writings of various masters of Liechtenauer’s school into a single, comprehensive source detailing the art of fighting in earnest. Not limited to a single author, nor to just the basics of the art, this book attempts to show the full range of Liechtenauer’s art without mixing in any of the more sportive sources from later authors. In addition to the techniques themselves, The Knightly Art of the Longsword includes information on strategic concepts, fundamentals, equipment, finding a school, training, and even how to teach the art. NB: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
Grappling and Dagger Combat in Armor By Hugh Knight
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The study of medieval European martial arts is going through a renaissance with new books on the subject being published one after another. This is the first such series of books, however, to focus... More > entirely on armored combat as practiced by medieval knights. In the first book in this series you learned how to use the spear and the sword in armor; in this book you will learn how fence with daggers and grapple against an opponent in full armor. You will learn the nature and format of medieval combat from its opening stages to its grisly conclusion. The author takes you through the stances, grips, footwork, thrusts and strikes that made medieval combat so elegant and effective with step-by-step instruction and photographs to shed light on this ancient art. Grappling and Dagger Combat in Armor is intended as a study guide for students of die Schlachtschule: The School of Battle, but anyone with an interest in medieval combat will be fascinated by the insights it offers into the arts of knighthood.< Less
Fencing With Spear and Sword: Medieval Armored Combat By Hugh Knight
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Please Note: This book is being rewritten. The revised edition will be much better in quality, and will contain many more techniques, as well as corrections to the material currently in the book. ... More > The revised edition should be ready by Summer 2010. Learn the Arts of Knighthood! The study of medieval European martial arts is going through a renaissance with new books on the subject being published one after another. This is the first such book, however, to focus entirely on armored combat as practiced by medieval knights. In this book you will learn how fence with the spear and the sword against an opponent in full armor. You will learn the nature and format of medieval combat from its opening stages to its grisly conclusion. The author takes you through the stances, grips, footwork, thrusts and strikes that made medieval combat so elegant and effective with step-by-step instruction and photographs to shed light on this ancient art.< Less
The Last Resort: Unarmored Grappling and Dagger Combat By Hugh Knight
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The first book in this series taught the use of the longsword, but medieval knights didn’t always have a sword at hand when trouble struck so the ability to grapple and fight with daggers was... More > crucial in their dangerous world. In this book you’ll learn a unified system of grappling, with or without daggers, that includes sophisticated methods of breaking your opponent’s balance, strikes and kicks, defensive techniques, locks, throws, chokes, ground fighting, and fighting with daggers or against a dagger-wielding foe when you’re unarmed. You’ll also learn how to read your opponent’s intentions and use that information to overpower him easily. This book shows that grappling and dagger combat were part of the integrated whole that made up German medieval martial arts. NB: This is the perfect-bound edition.< Less
The Last Resort: Unarmored Grappling and Dagger Combat By Hugh Knight
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The first book in this series taught the use of the longsword, but medieval knights didn’t always have a sword at hand when trouble struck so the ability to grapple and fight with daggers was... More > crucial in their dangerous world. In this book you’ll learn a unified system of grappling, with or without daggers, that includes sophisticated methods of breaking your opponent’s balance, strikes and kicks, defensive techniques, locks, throws, chokes, ground fighting, and fighting with daggers or against a dagger-wielding foe when you’re unarmed. You’ll also learn how to read your opponent’s intentions and use that information to overpower him easily. This book shows that grappling and dagger combat were part of the integrated whole that made up German medieval martial arts. NB: This is the spiral-bound edition.< Less
The Play of the Axe: Medieval Pollaxe Combat By Hugh Knight
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While many new books on historical European martial arts are being produced regularly, this is the first series of books devoted entirely to armored combat, and this is the first book to teach the... More > lost art of pollaxe combat that has been produced in over 550 years. Written by a well-known scholar and instructor of the German school of historical combat with more than 15 years of real armored combat experience, this book will teach you all you need to know to learn the knight art of the pollaxe. You will learn everything from fundamentals such as footwork, guards, simple strikes and displacements to more than sixty elegant techniques for using the axe to how to acquire the necessary equipment to practice to how to teach yourself the art. Lavishly illustrated with more than 380 photographs, this book is an amazing introduction to one of the least known but most important arts of combat in the knightly repertoire. NOTE: This is the perfect-bound edition of this book.< Less