Learn the ancient and noble art of fighting with the long- or ”hand-and-a-half” sword according to the teachings of the medieval fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer! Reconstructed from 14th – 16th c manuscripts and illuminations, the highly effective fighting techniques and principles of this elegant and deadly martial art are now available for everyone. A valuable treasure trove for everyone interested in historical swordsmanship, by respected martial artists Hans Heim and Alex Kiermayer.
Overview of historical background/theory
General basics of historic sword fighting
”Huten” or basic positions
asic strokes with the longsword
The five ”master strokes” for the longsword
Drills and exercises