The Beginner's Guide to the Long Sword: European Martial Arts Weaponry Techniques

The Beginner's Guide to the Long Sword: European Martial Arts Weaponry Techniques

by Steaphen Fick
     
 

The basic movements and concepts of the European long sword are strategically covered in this comprehensive guide. Detailed photo sequences and illustrations that clearly depict stance and movements pair with engaging prose that perspicuously explicates the origins of long sword tactics. This complete look into the basics of long sword fighting

Overview


The basic movements and concepts of the European long sword are strategically covered in this comprehensive guide. Detailed photo sequences and illustrations that clearly depict stance and movements pair with engaging prose that perspicuously explicates the origins of long sword tactics. This complete look into the basics of long sword fighting is designed for sword fighting fans as well as long time practitioners and features instruction on balance, maintaining guard, proper grip, cuts, wards, stance, tempo, footwork, parries, and basic offense and defense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897501781
Publisher:
Black Belt Communications
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Steaphen Fick is the founder of Davenriche European Martial Artes School as well as the International Medieval Tournament Association. He is an internationally ranked provost and two-time rapier winner at the International Sword and Martial Arts Convention. He lives in Santa Clara, California.

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