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Six more weeks: FencingClassics to release “missing link” late 17th-ct. German fencing manuscript!

fool

This recently re-discovered transcript by an anonymous German noble could fill an important gap in the documentation of German fencing approaches between Paschen and Schmidt.

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Old School: Four Kreußlerian Foils

kr3From the late 1600’s until the first decade of the 20th century, the Kreußler method of thrust fencing dominated the use of the foil and “Rappier”. Here are four representative varieties of the weapons used…

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German foil; Germany, c. 1790

 

German-style foil

German-style foil

German-style foil with clues to the use of the leather pad…

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