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I’ve been reviewing my notes on both the sidesword and dusack techniques shown in Joachim Meyer‘s Art of Combat and a couple of key principles stand out. Master these and you’ve got the core of the single sword style he taught. This post outlines the core principles in a format from which a lesson plan could be developed.Core Principles
Forget all the talk about the multitude of postures and cuts. The key is that you cut to attack and, for the most part, cut to defend.
Cuts are either vertical, horizontal or diagonal whether from above or below. When […]