Spear: Short and Long

In this series you explore the of the spear held at the haft and held extended to maximize its reach and defense.

The spear is an effective weapon both in and out of armour. Used short it can be used to engaged close with lots of leverage and used long you can maximize reach and project defense (particularly when used unarmoured). In this series you’ll explore thrusting polearms like the spear and partisan as well as the thrusting capabilities of weapons like the poleaxe.

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.

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Devon Boorman

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Course Includes

  • 3 Lessons
  • 6 Topics
  • Weekly Classes Debut: Friday 12pm PST