Longsword Fundamentals II: Thrusting, Blade Control & Footwork

Thrust with precision, control their weapon, and work from any distance.

What You’ll Learn

  • the five thrusts of the longsword
  • attacking a target with proper intent
  • the three physical advantages to control the opponent’s blade
  • attacking with cuts while controlling the opponent’s blade
  • attacking with thrusts while controlling the opponent’s blade
  • footwork options to attack from the five measures (striking ranges)

Practitioners of other longsword systems (German and Spanish, for instance) will see many mechanical similarities, even though the terminology may be different.

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Course Content

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Course Includes

  • 3 Lessons
  • 16 Topics
  • 30 Challenges