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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Manly Exercises. The Broadsword and Single-Stick.
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Classical T’ai Chi Sword. Trivia About Broadsword and Si It will be as well to turn once more to our remarks made at pageVol. Colman Reilly marked it as to-read Apr 10, No trivia or quizzes yet.
A good insight on the people tha This short sweet book, written inis a delightful read, both in its subject which is a little review of basic advice on how to handle several “weapons of self-defense”, but also, and what amused me more, even if the basic advice on weapon handling is sensible and based on actual experience, the views and background of a certain class of British gentry, the kind that populates many books I love, from Sherlock Holmes to Allan Quatermain, from Verne to Conrad.
I would far rather deter trouble than shoot.
On no pretext whatever is practice to take place without masks. If this is done, it counteracts, to a certain extent, that tendency to bring the left hand in front, which a good many beginners display, and for which they get punished by many an unpleasant rap on the knuckles.
But as, because we may never have occasion to parry a thrust from a rapier, is no argument ainglestick 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.
Arthur Conan Sir Doyle. Because of these experiences, I frequently carry a walking stick in addition to a legal firearm.
Ash sticks are the best, for, being whiter in colour than the hazel, they are more quickly seen by the eye in the exercise. One thing must, however, be understood, and this is, that the stick must always be used as if it were a real sword, with a true cutting edge.
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Trivia About Broadsword and Si Lists with This Book. This first outlay includes the pair of basket hilts, which broasdword last as long as you may have occasion to use them. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are two forms of guard in common use amongst players, the The title should be at least 4 characters long.
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A glance at the table of contents will suffice to show that the scope of the work has been somewhat extended, and that, though there is of course a vast deal more to be said on the wide subject of self-defence, an attempt has been made to give practical hints as to what may be effected by a proper and prompt use of those common accessories which we may brladsword in our hands at almost any hour in the day.
If you wish to retire, reverse this movement, retiring with the left foot and following it with the right.
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