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  • thltoymaker
    Any of you fine gentlemen seeking a very nefarious man with six fingers ...???
    Message 1 of 11 , Oct 11, 2009
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      Any of you fine gentlemen seeking a very nefarious man with six fingers
      ...???

      Artus Faucon wrote:
      >
      >
      > Personally, I would actually recommend choosing one well-documented
      > style / master, and studying the crap out of that (Capo Ferro and
      > Fabris are both great candidates for this). I dabbled for years in
      > "period style", but it wasn't until I dissected Capo Ferro that I
      > began to really understand period fencing. That depth makes it easier
      > to pick up another manual or similar material and understand it enough
      > to apply it.
      >
      > My 2 cents.
      >
      > On 11-Oct-09, at 10:30 AM, E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:E_Rapier%40yahoogroups.com> wrote:
      >
      > > 1a. Re: Is this worth purchasing ?
      > > Posted by: "John Enzinas" jenzinas@...
      > <mailto:jenzinas%40gmail.com> johnny_vague
      > > Date: Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:29 am ((PDT))
      > >
      > > William Wilsons book is also good for those looking to transition from
      > > more typical SCA fencing to a more period style.
      > >
      > > --Giovanni
      > >
      > > On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 9:44 PM, <argh@...
      > <mailto:argh%40cogeco.ca>> wrote:
      > >> Actually John has a good point.... a good starting point for
      > >> those want to get into historical styles might be Guy
      > >> Windsor's "The Duellist's Companion", it centered around Capo Fero,
      > >> but it has really good conditioning exercises for
      > >> learning how to bend you body into those funny shapes...
      > >>
      > >>>
      > >>> I... I ... have a style...??? When did that happen ... ????
      > >>> Gerrard ;-)
      > >>>
      > >>> I have been called " One of a Kind". However it was usually
      > >>> followed by... Thank God !!
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>> ----- Original Message -----
      > >>> From: John Enzinas
      > >>> To: E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com <mailto:E_Rapier%40yahoogroups.com>
      > >>> Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 5:03 PM
      > >>> Subject: Re: [E_Rapier] Is this worth purchasing ?
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>> That depends on what you want to do with it.
      > >>> I suspect that Fabris would not mesh well with your current
      > >>> fencing style.
      > >>> --j
      > >>>
      > >>> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 9:27 AM, thltoymaker
      > >>> <thltoymaker@... <mailto:thltoymaker%40cogeco.ca>> wrote:
      > >>> > Greetings from Gerrard: Is anyone familiar with the following
      > >>> book?
      > >>> > Is it worth purchasing ??
      > >>> > Thanks!
      > >>> >
      > >>> >
      > >>> > The Art of Dueling
      > >>> > Salvator Fabris' rapier fighting treatise of 1606
      > >>> >
      > >>> >
      > >>> > ------------------------------------
      > >>> >
      > >>> > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >>> >
      > >>> >
      > >>> >
      > >>>
      > >>> .
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >
      >
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