A translation of a portion of the Traité d’Escrime Moderne of Jean Joseph-Renaud discussing the concept of “secret attacks”.
Is it always fair to abandon your dagger if your opponent does not have one?
On Thibault’s Table 27, perforated plates cover the hilts’ front openings.
‘Canne de combat’ is a spectacular combat sport. What are its true benefits, and how applicable would it be outside the sportive context?
A detailed review of the design and construction of the Malleus Martialis Galante rapier which I recently bought.
This post provides an in-depth analysis of a cutting motion, giving details about the trajectory of the sword and the power generation mechanisms involved.
Another account of a duel where the winner was not cautious enough.
This is a review of another article which discusses sword vibrations.
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.
This post contains an English translation of the French tournament rules found in Labat’s treatise.