This post outlines my current interpretation of the first actions found in Marozzo’s sword alone section, started in the context of an online form tournament.
Another account of a duel where the winner was not cautious enough.
This is a review of another article which discusses sword vibrations.
A complete scan of Federico Ghisliero’s treatise is online!
An excerpt of Brantôme’s Discours sur les Duels, tracing the origins of the new duelling habits to Naples.
This post is an introduction for a series of contemporary accounts of late 16th century French duels.
In this article, I discuss the widespread principle ‘minimum effort, maximum efficiency’ and how it should be handled with care…
Le manuscrit de Lovino est disponible en ligne !
The Lovino manuscript is now online!
This post contains some discussion of a thought-provoking article: What is intent?
Guillaume Vauthier has compiled and analyzed a great amount of publicly available data on rapiers, and has kindly allowed me to host it here.