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Broadsword Fencing and Stick or Quarter-Staff Play - After the Latest European Practice Adopted in the Military Schools of France Italy and the United States


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This is an introductory guide to broadsword fencing and quarterstaff sparring, first published in 1862. The lessons within this volume are based on the contemporary European style used in military schools in France and Italy. With simple instructions and helpful illustrations, "Broadsword Fencing and Stick or Quarter-Staff Play" is ideal for beginners and young learners alike, and is not to be missed by collectors of vintage sporting literature. Contents include: "Broadsword Fencing", "The Moulinets", "Flank Moulinets", "Front Moulinets", "Disarm or Undercut Moulinets", "The Broadsword Exercise", "First Lesson", "The Parries", "Second Lesson", "The Parries", "Third Lesson", "Fourth Lesson", "Fifth Lesson", "Sixth Lesson", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on fencing.



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Published 14 July 2020
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EAN13 9781528766234
Language English

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