Sword fighting is not that complicated: you take a sword and hit hard. But to explain and teach the art of sword fighting is complicated. Sword fighting is to break down in contacts and free movements. While you have contact on the blade or on the body, you are not free to move in every … Continue reading The ultimate guide to the prime Medieval German Fencing Terms
There are already some glossary of terms in the web and some are quite good. But as every translation is an interpretation or as Dante stated “traduttore traditore” (translator traitor) my translation is flavored with my interpretation of the medieval use of arms. And other translations are flavored by other interpretation. So it seems to me that using … Continue reading Glossary of German terms in Historical Martial Arts.