Two Sword: Cover, Control, and Strike (Sidesword Scholar)

How to use two swords tactically with an aim to controlling your opponent's weapons with one of your own, leaving the other free to strike.

This series will prime you on how to use two swords tactically with an aim to controlling your opponent’s weapons with one of your own, leaving the other free to strike. Students will cover:

  • The core gioco stretto entering guards.
  • The use of the core gioco stretto changing patterns.
  • Controlling and cutting actions with right and left sword lead.
  • Gaining and yielding patterns for when you can keep a line and when you lose one.

Recommended pre-requisite: Two-Sword Patterns and Flow.

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
  • 8 Topics
  • December 2021