German Longsword Course 2014

Historical Fencing Course: German Longsword

Starting  Sunday 28th of September 2014, we’ll start 10 weeks long course that will cover the basics of Joachim Lichtenauer’s German Fencing system.

German Fencing system set up a framework on which all medieval weapon techniques are based, this course will cover longsword techniques in particular but it’ll set up a solid foundations for other weapons as well (knives, short swords, polearms, unarmed combat)

Course will include the following:

– Basic footwork training,

– Basic stances and guards,

– Cuts and thrusts – body mechanics,

– Functional attack & defense skills,

– 5 Master Cuts (Meisterhäue)

– Bind & wind techniques (Winden)

– Halfswording  (Halbschwert)

– Grappling and Throwing techniques

Course will end up in an exam and everyone who passes will be awarded with the Cork Blademasters’ Scholar certificate.

This will entitle to a discount on membership fees and full access to Cork Blademasters equipment as well as the rights to represent the Club on official tournaments.

REGISTRATION:

Please click on the banner below in order to fill out the registration form – payments details will be sent via email once the form is submitted.

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