In the first half of the 15th century, swordmaster Sigmund Ringeck compiled a book with comments on the fencing teachings from Johannes Liechtenauer's verses from c.1389. (Master Sigmund Ringeck's Commentaries on Johann Liechtenauer's Fechtbuch – c. 1389 to 1440) Ringeck's longsword style is very simple and yet elegant in its approach, based on efficiency and simplicity. While many of the Medieval fighting manuals primarily show counter-techniques and tricks, Ringeck's greatness is that he starts with the basics and then step-by-step teaches the student the secrets of the longsword.
The Albion Ringeck Medieval War Sword features a sharpened high carbon steel blade heat-treated to a fine temper in the Albion Forge Shop. The grip is of stabilized birch, wrapped with cord and covered with the highest grade vegetable-tanned calfskin.