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ARMA Training & Practice Video Clips (for Mac Users)

These films are intended to give viewers an idea of the actual movements
associated with realistic Medieval & Renaissance swordsmanship
and a sample of the loose-play/weapon sparring systems used in ARMA.
Additional Videos are avialable to Members in the Armaria.

Long-Sword Fundamentals - (Ely Cathedral, UK '99)

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Der Weckemeister
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Absetzen & Schnitt
360k

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Longsword
counters practice2

3mb
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Longsword
counters practice3

3.4mb

Backyard Workout
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Slow Counter drills2
3.1mb

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Close & Throat Slice
898k

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Perfect Nachreissen from Posta Coda Longa
529k

 

Short Sword & Rapier

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Contact-Weapons
Going at it with padded weapons
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Contact-Weapons
Craig G. & John C.
1.2mb

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Steel on Steel
Some simple sword blunt play
2.1mb

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Steel Play
Rapier & Dagger vs. Sword & Dagger
6mb
 

Rapier Fencing - (Ely Cathedral, UK '99)

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RapierPlay GoodHit01 
530k

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  RapierPlay GoodHit03
2.4mb
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RapierPlay GoodHit04 
2.3mb
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Rapier: Coup d'Groin
1.8mb

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  RapierPlay Close&Hit1 
1.5mb

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RapierPlay11
1.7mb
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RapierPlay13
1.6mb
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RapierPlay14
2mb
 

Foiled-Rapier Fencing
Craig G. & John C. do very cool fighting
practice with special extra-stiff steel blades

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Foiled1
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Foiled2
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Test-Cutting Clips

HACA member, Tim Sheetz, cuts the head off a freshly killed
full-sized deer using one blow of an AngelSword short-sword!
- WARNING: not for the sqeamish

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"Oh, Deer! TestCutting"
5mb
 

Excellent Bamboo Test-Cutting Scenes & Sword Breaking

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Cuttings Scenes
4.9mb

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Broken Blade
Sharp Del Tin snaps
3.9mb
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Broken blade 2
1.1mb

 

Older Video Clips ('97 - '98)


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Rapier Exercise
700k

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Sharp Cut-and-Thrust Exercise
1.3mb

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Sharp Cut-and-Thrust Exercise
1.1mb

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Cut-and-Thrust Demo
1.2mb

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Cut-and-Thrust Demo
1.2mb

 

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