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Renaissance Short Sword:

Sword & Buckler, Sword & Dagger, and Cut & Thrust Sword.   A variety of examples of wood, steel, and padded training
A few examples of sword and sword & dagger play with various military blades of the Renaissance (i.e., cut-and-thrust sword, field-sword, schorte swerd, side-sword, spada di lato, espee, espada).

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Steel on Steel blunts
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Pressing agressively
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Probing cautiously
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Siezing openings
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Sweeping...careful now
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Using two Del Tin blunts & saftey equipment for good contact
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Practice of correct form and action
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Full body targets
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Quick, energized, committed technique, yet controlled contact
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No points or scoring, just good practice
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Diverse styles of movement from several period master's works

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Thrusting allowed

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Nothing like steel on steel

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The stop thrust

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Closing to grypes

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Using the knee...

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Jeff Basham & Christian Darce heat it up
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Rapier vs. Cut & Thrust Sword: A few examples of the classic urban Renaissance fight of slender sword against the civilian rapier.

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