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To put yourself into this guard, stand with your Left foot forward, hold your sword close to your right with the point to the ground and the pommel above, and with the short edge against you.

From the preceeding, Hanging is to be understood clearly, this you do thusly: And you should yourself not mistake that more lnogsword four are known. Now we will visualise a man in four quarters or parts, Above and Below and on both the Right and the Left. Davon besihe die kleinen joachij in der Figur mit dem B gegen der Lincken handt. Complete Translation from the Lund by Kevin Maurer.

This strike takes its name from the joint against which it is tried, and is completed thus: Thus in zufechten I come into the Steer and cut a Middle cut through his face strongly, at once I cut from my left through the under weakly on his right line, displacing against his hand Meanwhile, I have given here to you a general rule throughout the whole of Dussack fencing, thus will I now as before, set forth an example of the technique which without the togetherness of the Guards and Hews, together with the Pulled cuts, namely deceiving, no defeat comes, for they joaachim based on the hews from the shortest explanation which is necessary and their Counters.

Item When one strikes to you on the strong, so wind the point upwards against his Dussack and wind in on his weak on your right side and cut to him a Brummer from your Left outwards to his Arm or cut the Quick Cut. Fencing manual or fechtbuch.

The third is a Squinter with the face, when I focus on a point and lomgsword as if I intended to strike lnogsword but I do not do this lngsword him, rather I cut in elsewhere. Grauenwolf’s Study of Western Martial Arts.

Joachim Meyer

When your opponent starts to move his sword above or below himself so as to prepare to strike, you rush at his targets and thus preemptively intercept his Strike, which longswword can be joined against meher you come to want or need, with this one fences and sweeps away with your strike.

Must be a mistake… Well, complex as it is, thanks for clearing most of the confusion! Item Note in the zufechten, that you come with the Left foot forwards hold the Dussack besides your right, grab the handle well so that you have the Dussack Crooked, Indes step cut then Longsdord over his Bow line, wrench downwards to your left side, step out with your right behind his right Strike then outside over his right arm to the face or to his left with a step out.

Item To the Crossing over, Falling and others which are similar, as soon as you realize that he will change through, then fall from such work into the Long Slice, to the opening that he lnogsword you by changing through.

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This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat When you stand before one in this same work, how you have previously been taught, thus pay attention when your advantage will come, then step aside at once with your left foot out to your left side, and cut with a circle to his right while you are stepping but that in running past to the right, it grazes, and also with this Circle, step through with your right foot between you and him, in to his right side, with this stepping through, cut a Zwerchhau from your right to his left, forwards to the face Indes spring well out to his right and cut him long after to his head.


Thus surely you hit, but if he is shrewd and turns the Crooked Cut into the Long point, then wind the short edge with a flick inward at his head, then at once wind through again underneath with the pommel on your left side, thus cast over his blade or arm with the pommel, and wrench out, or whatever the situation will be, then undertake another device.

The making of this book left him deeply indebted, and the search for potential buyers led him to leave Strasbourg and work as a Master-of-Arms at the court of the Duke of Schwerin. At the same time, Fencing is shown to be like nothing else, in that two persons with similar weapons can thus fight one another, whereby one can hurt the other through his skill or both will persevere to protect and defend themselves at need.

Note in the Onset when you will deliver a Thwart to the upper left opening, then spring well out with it and also let your pommel go well upward, thus the Thwart goes deep at his head, especially when you disguise the gesture, you can also when he likewise does not perceive the spring until it has happened, and the Thwart has hit, but if he sees it and defends or parries you, then you shall cut to the lower and opposite corner.

Item The Slice, the Bow, which are the two displacings, one from under, the other from above. Thus take note of the following divisions and cuts, that you correctly make your cuts opposite and crosswise to each other. The first to be named is the Bind or Haft, including Pommel and Cross, for charging, Wrenching, Grappling, Throwing, and of service in other work. Item If one fights far and long from himself with the long edge, however more to your sword than body, then you shall change through to the next opening and allow him to fall through with his cuts.

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Joacyim all times and in all fencing, when wanting more ability and understanding, and in furthering and learning more of this Knightly art, joacim proper and basic elements are required in order to advance.

The next is a counter to the under-cut, if one cuts an under-cut to you low. Unfortunately, death seized him a short time after his arrival, leaving the burden of his debt to his widow and brother-in-law.

In keeping with this goal, Meyer seems to have constructed his treatises to present a method for training to fence, a significant departure from the earlier works in the tradition which explain the system of fencing directly. Joachim Meyer You will find the true Eisenport presented more fully later in the treatise on rapier combat.

This time I will speak rather briefly about stances and the ideas behind them. And as soon as it connects, then wind again with the short edge in at his head, and in this winding, jerk your pommel well upward, so that your blade again snaps around, so that in your cut, your right hand comes back over your left, hit then with crossed hands, and thus joacuim snapping around, wind in below to his right ear, and step at the same time, quickly with your left foot well out to his right.

You are commenting using your WordPress. July 23, at 8: The Third Rule is thus; When one would cut to you, thus Note however that you are not jaochim close, and that you move out from his Cut, then Pull your weapon upwards to you and yield your forward foot back to the rear foot and out from his cut, and take then his strike with out displacing, as soon as his strike falls to the ground, so follow with a cut and with a step to him.

While up until now, artful reader, my attentive clarification of all servicable elements of sword fighting, such that each would be seriously raised by diligent practice, will be sufficient guide to understand all parts set after here, therefore I will now go forward to show, in one Stance after another, how one will behave therein and also how all fencing from it shall be.

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In the Zufechten, when you approach him with your left foot forward and you hold your sword in the Roof guard, if he cuts long from above at your head, then do not displace him, but rather see that you escape from him with your head and sword, so that he does not connect, but let him fail, in this he falls with his sword and cut to the ground, below you, then step quickly with the right foot close to him and cut in forcefully from above to his head before he recovers or comes up again, if he however drives up quickly and displaces, then remain hard on his sword and feel if he goes through strongly upwards, thus allow your sword quickly to be soft and go upwards, loongsword and cut around with longsworv thwart to his right.

Firstly will the opponent be divided in two sections, namely left and Right, how the Lines in the figure above is shown, thereafter in two more divisions namely under and over, the above two openings would be the Ox, to divide the under two, the Plow.

If he holds his hands much too high, then strike with a rising traverse Strike from below up against the knob of his elbows, thus is it completed. Thus it is used not only to return strikes, on the other hand it also keeps an joachi, on preventing his strikes from moving in closely, so that no more fencing can then be built or similarly be attempted without problem.

Meyer’s Longsword – Secondary Guards | Grauenwolf’s Study of Western Martial Arts

The sensation of feeling almost safe and then being hit, coupled with the flinch reaction that happens when your sword is suddenly pushed aside and you are hit again is enough to make you want to run away and find mama.

The third part is the Middle, which lies between strong and weak on the halfway part and is used when needing to close in the changeful work, where it will be resorted to at every opportunity when needed. Please help, very confused! This guard is used to primary to parry blows. Draft Translation by Mike Rasmusson.

Therefore, see that you myer stepping to him with every one of the cuts, then when you cut to his openings and you don’t step with the foot from which side you have cut, thus is the cut useless, but when you don’t dare to give all to the cut, thus may you also not step fully, rather only with the gestures stand, when you do step, such you will better learn still, with practice.

It is seen as one of the most jaochim systems within medieval German martial arts.

If he drives up and defends against your flick, then drive up also, pull around your head, and strike longswotd to another opening. Item The looping round, and the Circle cuts and likewise how it is previously in the long sword presented and taught and should be used here, as before.

This is an especially good handwork, and therein the need and will to know will be raised if you want to rise and become a Master at low cost, thus conduct yourself in Travelling After: Beyond these strikes come the proper Master Strikes, which we shall also name, from which all masterful and artful moves with the Sword are made and accomplished with varying grips, these are Wrath, Arc, Traverser, Glancer and Vertex which are all used when wanting to conclude and complete, and which I will describe to you.