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.
A complete scan of Federico Ghisliero’s treatise is online!
This post contains my long overdue interpretation of Silver’s concept of true and false times, using the Aristotelian notion of first movers.
In this post I share a detailed measurement protocol for swords and a measuring sheet that are intended to facilitate the collection of new data.
The accounts of the famous Duel des Mignons in 1578.