A large part of the classes conducted at Stoccata (and most fencing clubs for that matter) rely on learning through partner drills. The following are the list of attributes I expect to find in an excellent drilling partner:
Having a good partner in a can make or break your ability to learn, and conversely being a good drilling partner can help the both of you in the drill learn much faster. Let’s have a look at why these attributes are important, and why need to instil them as a habit in our drilling practices.
As any fan of Scottish weaponry will know, around the end of the 17th century there existed a weapon they called the “Spadroon” or “Sheering Sword.” Donald McBane praised it as
“an extraordinary Weapon that none can Compare with it”
and Archibald Macgregor called it
“the master of all swords.”
But what exactly was this marvellous weapon?
This week, we have a video for you on two of the images in Joachim Meyer's Dagger.
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