A Fechtmeister for 50 Pfennige

In the year 1890 you could become a „Fechtmeister“ if you bring 20 members to the “Deutsche Generalfechtschule” in Baden-Baden. If you open 10 own “Fechtschulen” or bring in 200 members you would earn the title “Oberfechtmeister”. You will get a fine certificate for the price of 50 Pfennige. No certification, no test, no examination … Continue reading A Fechtmeister for 50 Pfennige

Functional Specification of Liechtenauer’s Strikes

The following is a not so serious idea to apply the method of systems engineering and software development. There the functional specification is the documentation that describes the requested behavior of an engineering system. Using that method we can define what the user wants from a system and how it should be functionally implemented. Document objectives … Continue reading Functional Specification of Liechtenauer’s Strikes

Hans Talhoffer is not dead, he is only sleeping!

Today Facebook has deleted or disabled my account of Hans Talhoffer as an "Inauthentic account". It is against the rules of FB to impersonate someone. You must provide your real first name and last name. Impersonating anyone or anything is prohibited. So I knew that this would happen. Facebook is not interested on the data of nonexisting … Continue reading Hans Talhoffer is not dead, he is only sleeping!