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those want to learn the basics I personally found many new drills and want to learn the basics I personally found many new drills and ways to teach my studentsPersonally I have been in the martial arts for over 20 years and have been doing Western Martial Arts for about 8 and I really liked this book It is always good to return to the basics and make sure they are solidI would recomend this book to anyone who is starting or thinking about getting into Historic Swordsmanship also and well euiped sword library should have this book It was a very interesting book It discusses a great deal about sword fighting theory Also it introduces one to common terms and some simple techniues You will not learn to sword fight with this book Yet
"It Will Certainly Point You "will certainly point you the right direction for learning It s a good place to start most especially if you are new to martial arts of any kind or swordsmanship I have been practicing the longsword for about two years but in the GermanLiechtenauer way and I found this to be an enlightening book Some of it directly applicable to my practice and some maybe not I ll have to read and train from the book a lot before really knowing It s also interesting to see how the Italians were doi. Set drills and clear descriptions this book has been the standard work on the subject since it first came out in 2004 As a technical manual it has been. It was just what was needed for the practices being done Excellent Excellent book by a leading expert As always the frustrating thing is practices being done Excellent Excellent book by a leading expert As always the frustrating thing is if you do not have the face to face interaction with a real life instructor this book is not going to help you very much as a swordsman Really difficult to find good instructors in the UK nless you live in London If you cant find someone to teach you don t buy this book I am new to long sword and was looking for a book to complement my practice at a local club I was referred to
this by one of my colleagues and I can say with confidence Iby one of my colleagues and I can say with confidence I not disappointedNot only is this book written so that a complete notice can pick p a sword and practice with the proper euipment of course it also gives historical background and citations for its assertions Another feature that I am most impressed by is that revisions made since the first edition have been left for all to see with footnotes to explain where changes have been made I have not seen this level of transparency and detail outside of a white paperWhether you are new to longsword or looking to sharpen your skills I cannot recommend this book enough The broadsword in s good place to start for *anyone interested in learnin. A complete beginners guide to training in medieval Italian longsword This book covers everything from *interested in learnin. A complete beginners guide to training in medieval Italian longsword This book covers everything from a sword to warming p to fencing Full of. .
Read The Swordsman's Companion.
Ng thingsA minor Leaders Eat Last uibble though The pictures were way too small to beseful on my phone Probably not a problem in the printed version or with a properly sized screen and maybe there s some way to enlarge the pictures that I haven t found This book is a great reference that I find best paired with Guy Windsor s Mastering the Arts of Arms Volume 2 The Medieval Longsword Where the aforementioned book goes into technical detail and presents techniue and guides for learning the technical aspects of longsword this book goes into the philosophy of training and how to train with different types of fencers It also *Has Some Technical Detail And Drillstechniue However This Book Really *some technical detail and drillstechniue however this book really breaks down some of the metaphysical or mental aspects of learning and fighting with a Longsword Highly recommend this book especially paired with Guy Windsor s Longsword book As with his book on longsword I recommend this book to anyone who is just starting or anyone that has been practicing for a while or even instructing Whether learning on your own or already a member of a club or learning community this book contains invaluable information that goes a long way to improving your nderstanding and mastery of the
longsword material. Largely superceded byThe Medieval Longsword which came out in 2014 but it is nsurpassed as a general guidematerial. Largely superceded byThe Medieval Longsword which came out in 2014 but it is The New Competition unsurpassed as a general guide how and why you should train swordsmanshi.