Fencing from the Sweeps

Ringeck’s longsword gloss includes a series of additional techniques that have been added to Liechtenauer’s art. The bulk of these are plays from ‘streychen’ – sweeping up with the sword from a low position. This class will introduce these plays, look at the mechanics and timing required to use them successfully, and examine what they can tell us about the doctrine of Liechtenauer’s fencing.

Equipment: Longsword and mask at minimum. Gloves and throat protection recommended.
Experience: Beginner to intermediate in any longsword method. Fiorists very welcome.

Location: 1 (Main Field, Lanes 1&2) Date: September 30, 2018 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Tea Kew