Broadsword and Singlestick has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Malquiviades said: Concise, to the point and, most of all, short review on how to. This is an interesting hundred year old book now in the public domain. It is a handbook for how to use various weapons including of course the Broadsword and. BROAD-SWORD AND SINGLE-STICK. On examining Fig. 8 it will be seen that the guard for the. Fig. 4.–First Hit. first cut, viz. that from 2 to 3 on the target.
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Broadsword and single stick
No two cuts to be made upon bradsword lunge. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Graham Varley marked it as to-read Oct 31, Safe and Secure Payments. This position will be found a severe strain upon the muscles at first, but they will soon get used to it.
However, it is not now a mere school book of fencing but a really precise, truthful and colorful description of how a British gentleman should behave. Return to Book Page. Missouri Dalton marked it as to-read Aug 30, Reverend Edmund Donald Carr.
Manly Exercises. The Broadsword and Single-Stick.
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Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Broadsword and Singlestickplease sign up. I have always been an advocate of carrying a good stick appropriate to circumstances.
To my mind the most valuable portions of the book signlestick the philosophy of self defense and the proper awareness of the world around you. Earliest American report of Karate, But as, because we may never sinnglestick occasion to parry a thrust from a rapier, is no argument against learning to fence, so the fact of our never making use of a broadsword except in war, is not allowed to interfere with our desire to acquire dexterity in wielding such a weapon.
The Art Of Breaking. It will be as well to turn once more to our remarks made at pageVol. Notify me of new comments via email. Hunting and Shooting in India. Kafir Stories Seven Singleshick Stories. William H G Kingston. Selection from The Traditional Tales. Randall rated it really liked it Nov 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Now as to the stick. Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery. The sticks themselves are apt to get broken after a time, but, as you can purchase others, made to fit into the basket handles, for two-and-sixpence per dozen, you may consider your weapon a sufficiently cheap one. Just anx moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Item s unavailable for purchase.
As every cut is made from a defensive position, care must be taken to immediately return to such as soon as the cut is delivered.
The jacket or coat should be ad off before commencing this exercise, so as to afford free play to the upper portion of the body. Carrying a stick and pepper spray gives you a non-lethal alternative to using your firearm when feasible and can save you from unpleasant legal problems. Mark Woodland marked it as to-read Jul 28, Rapiers are no longer worn by gentlemen; duelling has died the death of all false and absurd practices; and the fashion of settling a quarrel hilt to hilt has become a thing of the past.