Longsword Fundamentals III: Timing, Defense & Sparring

Improve your timing, make precise defenses, and progress to free sparring

What You’ll Learn

  • the four tempos (opportunities) to safely attack an opponent
  • three core defensive principles to keep you safe from attack
  • how to make strong defenses that lead to counter attacks
  • how to safely recover from a failed attack
  • the basic elements that make up a sword fight
  • putting together the building blocks of a sword fight with a partner
  • working at different speeds for drilling and sparring

Practitioners of other longsword systems (German or 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

  • 4 Lessons
  • 23 Topics
  • 36 Challenges