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Wednesday (Meyer)

Submitted by Ludwig von Rege... on October 26, 2011 - 12:00am

Class:  A set of exercises demonstrating aspects of Meyer's footwork.

Warm-up: For a change, Nicola lead up through a few minutes of Scottish dancing around the room.

Cutting exercises: Meyer's example of six cuts for Dusack (described previously) going forwards and backwards (cut on the back foot when going backwards).  An example of stopping a cut and switching to the other side (adapted from Dusack):

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Wednesday (Meyer)

Submitted by Ludwig von Rege... on October 12, 2011 - 12:00am

A brief review of basics of Meyer's rappier: stance, footwork, some basic attacks and defences.

Reviewed Meyer's six cuts example (from dusack): Zornhau right, Mittelhau left, Unterhau right, Unterhau left, Mittelhau right, Scheitelhau.

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Wednesday (Manciolino and Free Sparring)

Submitted by Ludwig von Rege... on July 13, 2011 - 12:00am

Class Outline: A start on Manciolino's first Assalto, then opportunities for sparring.

Great to have Lisa visiting from Adelaide.

Manciolino guards review

High guards: Guardia Alta, Guardia di Testa, Guardia Faccia, Guardia di Sopra il Braccio, Guardia di Sotto il Braccio

The high guards are performed with either foot forward, with narrow or wide stance.  Alta sometimes occurs with the feet together.

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