Archive for May 2020

Episode 6 - Zornhau

In this episode we discuss the Zornhau (or Angry-hew...).

Timestamps:
9:37 - Zettel reading
11:45 - "Without any parry"
21:05 - Guards (cutting from/through/into guards)
23:45 - Counter cut (defining the zornhaw)
27:05 - "Simple peasant strike"
30:25 - Cutting angle
35:43 - Footwork
38:53 - Targeting/distance
48:42 - "Soft at the sword"
57:40 - "Threaten to stab him"

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Episode 5 - Five Hews

Five episodes. This is about five hews. Or five master strikes? Five counter-attacks? Are there really five of them? What does hew even mean? Hew knew. 

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In this episode we revisited some of the ideas from last week that needed further discussion, such as Vor and Nach, initiative and priority (and whether they're synonyms). 

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Episode 3 - General Lessons

Episode 3 is an episode of thank yous. Thank you to our panel for showing up to talk about such a niche subject. Thank you to Steve for jumping in and editing the show for me. Most of all a big thank you to Doug and to Adrien, who each donated enough to cover 10 weeks of hosting for the podcast.

 

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Episode 2 - Forewords

In our second episode we have a lot of awkward pauses until Mike goes off on a tangent about pole-axes. Joey also admits she prefers the English. The panel for this episode is:

Johanna Hopfgartner
Michael Chidester
Stephen Cheney
Tea Kew
hosted by Mike Smallridge

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