Longsword in Armour

Learn to use the longsword against an opponent in full harness. Target weak places in the armour, use the sword to grapple, and master the 6 armoured poste.

The longsword is a versatile weapon that can be used in one hand, two, or held with one hand at the blade in a mode known as Halfswording. In this series you’ll learn how to use all three modes to apply the longsword against an opponent who is wearing full harness.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Target weak places in the armour.
  • Use the halfswording grip to parry and control the opponent’s weapon.
  • Integrate the six armoured poste.
  • Use the longsword as a tool for grappling.

Acknowledgement of Safety and Risk

  1. Practice all exercises slowly and with control.
  2. Practice using training swords that are not sharp and are specifically made for practice.
  3. Use protective gear for all exercises. In many of our videos we are not wearing head, throat or body protection in order to make clear explanation more possible. You should always use protective gear when practicing these arts regardless of the exercise.
  4. Be aware that injuries in training are always possible. Ensure that you are practicing with care and caution at all times.
  5. DuelloTV is not responsible for any injuries that occur as a result of sword practice inspired from our videos.

About Instructor

Devon Boorman

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Course Includes

  • 4 Lessons
  • 6 Topics
  • August 2023