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Cateran Society Video Newsletter #10: Dueling Saber Bout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puBqb__-aDg&feature=youtu.be Continuing our experimentation with different rulesets and training weapons, weÆre using dueling
Chris Thompson
Apr 14
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Session 4-13-14 NEOHEMAS Just Chris and I today... 2 rounds shadow boxing 3 rounds focus pads 2 rounds 3 count cadence drill Our focus glove drills were a bit different this week.
Ken Pfrenger
Apr 14
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Session 4-6-14 NEOHEMAS David, Jo, Jason, and I today... 2 rounds shadowboxing 2 rounds boxing 1 round savate 2 rounds focus gloves We then worked on displacement before throwing the
Ken Pfrenger
Apr 6
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Re: Book on Nicolaes Petter More information on the book and Petter can be found here: www.nicolaespetter.blogspot.com http://www.nicolaespetter.blogspot.com The Petter biography is
jerome.blanes
Apr 3
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Re: Fwd: Sword questions Thanks, I think she wants the stage combat version and this is mostly for show and doing solos drills as we have not gotten to hitting each other with steel,
marshal1101
Apr 2
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Re: Fwd: Sword questions Well, let me add quickly, the version we use is the STAGE COMBAT version of this weapon. I see this version you have shown is blunt but said to be battle ready
Odysseus Osborne
Apr 2
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Re: Fwd: Sword questions Hello Two in our group use these. They are a little on the heavy side and they make the arm ache after a session. They do cut with authority however and after
Odysseus Osborne
Apr 2
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Fwd: Sword questions One of my students is interested in buying this Viking sword, see url below, from Kult of Athena. Sine their showroom is closed and I don't know this maker can
marshal1101
Apr 2
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Session 3-30-14 David, Jason and I today... 2 rounds shadow boxing 1 rounds focus gloves 3 rounds boxing 1 round savate 1 round partnered footwork 1 round freestyle footwork
Ken Pfrenger
Mar 31
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Swashbuckling Class at Gallowglass Academy My three newest students returned for their second class. They assured me they had set up a segno at home and practiced their cuts. We began with a light warm
marshal1101
Mar 24
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Session 3-23-14 NEOHEMAS Just Chris and I today...my entire household got caught by the flu last weekend. I am still not 100% but wanted to at least move in a martial manner today. 2
Ken Pfrenger
Mar 24
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Cateran Society Video Newsletter #9: Two-Minute Broadsword Bout With https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5mB9hchoUw&hd=1 Continuing our experimentation with different rulesets and training weapons, weÆre using wooden broadsword
Chris Thompson
Mar 23
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Re: New Students Hello Allen,   We use the Rawlings for drilling and set play.  They are a cheaper alternative than steel trainers for a novice student and they have edges
m tice
Mar 18
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Re: New Students I may stick with the Purpleheart leather dussacks that I already have. Allen Sent from AOL Mobile Mail ... From: Adam Sroka To:
marshal1101
Mar 18
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Re: New Students Not to mention that the plastic ones actually break and you are left with a sharp jagged edge that can really cut someone. Plastic is the worst possible
Adam Sroka
Mar 18
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Re: New Students All that is true, but what the nylons are NOT are "safe" or effective bouting weapons. They are slimy and floppy and handle nothing like swords when bashed
Paul Wagner
Mar 18
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Re: New Students Matthew, When you use the Rawlings trainers how much gear do have the students use, eg mask, gorget, anything else? Or can get by with just a mask? Allen Sent
marshal1101
Mar 18
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Re: New Students Hello Allen, The Rawlings basket hilts are a great step up from singlesticks.  They are great for training, set play, and light bouting, before making the
m tice
Mar 17
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New Students I had three new students start training at Gallowglass Academy on Monday. This is an interesting team in that it is a woman and her teenage son and daughter.
marshal1101
Mar 17
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Session 3-9-14 NEOHEMAS Chris and I today.... 2 rounds shadow boxing 2 rounds focus pads This training session was devoted almost entirely to fighting from and early pugilistic
Ken Pfrenger
Mar 11
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SMALL-SWORD ACADEMY SMALL-SWORD ACADEMY A Weeklong Intensive Immersion in the Art and Science July 28th û August 2nd, 2014 The Martinez Academy of Arms is pleased to announce
Martinez Academy of Arms
Mar 3
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Session 3-2-14 NEOHEMAS I was supposed to attend Nord Schlag in Edmonton Alberta this past weekend but unfortunately once I got to Chicago I discovered that they canceled my flight to
Ken Pfrenger
Mar 3
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Cateran Society Video Newsletter #8: Singlestick Bout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCH1sUs9EF8 Continuing our experimentation with different rulesets and training weapons, weÆre using rattan singlesticks from
Chris Thompson
Mar 3
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Re: Savate training (1975) Seems two different links to two different clips, the bottom link will hopefully take you to the Savate footage. Craig Gemeiner Academy of Savate
craig
Mar 2
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Savate- French boxing (1978) By the late 70s we see the classical method of French boxing disappearing and the new approach emerging. More English boxing, and eliminating the arm
bootfighters
Mar 2
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Savate training (1975) Another interesting clip which covers the older system of French boxing and la canne sparring. The example of la canne shows more simple techniques than that
bootfighters
Mar 2
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Old Savate doco (1972) Interesting doco (1972) of real Savate instructors teaching the older system of French boxing ( arm extensions included) - enjoy.
bootfighters
Mar 2
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Re: Venezuela thanks guys,you really have to be very watchful when these things happen,wild crowds,fences,fires,molotov cocktails,thas when you realize that your best weapon
Bruno Cruicchi
Mar 1
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Venezuela Take care of yourself Bruno! Christopher Scott ThompsonFreelance Writer and Historical Swordsmanship Instructor Author of A Season of Strange Dreams, an urban
Chris Thompson
Mar 1
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Re: Session 2-23-14 NEOHEMAS Hi Bruno, I hope you are yours are staying safe during this time. I will be attending Combat Con this year. Looking forward to getting together with you soon.
Ken Pfrenger
Feb 28
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