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Free Resources: Leboucher’s 1843 La Canne Manual

Yes, we know. We really shouldn’t. We’re spoiling you rotten.

But heck, you just might learn something! Today, we’re giving away your free access to Rouen, France-based master of the stick, staff, kicking boot and fist Leboucher’s 1843 manual.

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Walking stick fencing; France, 1904

 

Roughhouse leads to tears...

Roughhouse leads to tears...

One could think this was a duel…

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Baton; France, 1929

Salute before a match at staff

Salute before a match at staff

The staff fencing of the Compagnons appear to have survived until the 1920’s…

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