Primary Guards with Longsword

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    35 topics, 81 min video

    Lessons 1 & 2: We will be working through all of the various poste of the longsword looking at both how to employ their most direct actions and how to best approach and defeat them. We begin with Posta di Dona (Woman’s Guard) and Posta Finestra (the Window Guard).

    Lessons 3 & 4: We are continuing our work on longsword guards and countering them by examining two different low poste: Porta di Ferro (Iron Gate) with the sword low on the right and Dente al Cinghiara (Boar’s Tooth) with the sword low on the left.

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    2. Practice using training swords that are not sharp and are specifically made for practice.
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