Archive for June 2020

Ep 10 - Concluding the Zornhau

The last few plays of the Zornhau:

8:42 - Zettel Reading
9:35 - Duplieren and Mutieren
11:30 - Earnest/Revenge
21:55 - Setup
25:15 - Tactics
29:50 - Sparring
38:35 - Transforming
39:40 - Winding
43:15 - Targeting

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Ep 9 - Exposures

E9 time stamps:
1:40 - Episode start
9:37 - Exposures
12:47 - Zettel and Gloss Reading
15:42 - Differences in Versions
17:25 - Four Openings
24:09 - Pursuit, Shooting in, Winding
40:33 - Do not regard what he fences against you
46:30 - General Lesson
48:24 - Joachim Meyer's Head Division

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https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08B325G1Q?ref_=pe_3052080_397514860

"In the 15th century, an anonymous author wrote a commentary on the fencing art of Johannes Liechtenauer. This commentary would spawn three distinct yet similar lineages of the tradition, which we now refer to as the Ringeck, Danzig, and Lew branches. In the modern practice of historical longsword fencing, these three texts are among the most widely practiced and studied historical sources. This book includes translations of these three branches side by side. It is intended to be useful for all students of the art, from the beginner trying to delve into the sources for the first time, to the advanced practitioner interested in comparing the nuances of each branch."

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Ep. 8 - Three wounders in War

This episode shoots from the hip. Timestamps:
2:39 - Episode start
4:10 - Zettel Reading
5:18 - Krieg (War)
26:59 - Soft and Hard
28:56 - Don't be Rushed in Your War
30:00 - Whoever Aims High is Shamed Below
34:47 - Hew, Stab, Slice

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In this episode we discuss some of the actions from a bind - leaving it or being strong in it.

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