Medieval Swordmanship. Illustrated Methods and Techniques

PREZZO : EUR 40,00€
CODICE: ISBN 1581600046 EAN 9781581600049
AUTORE/CURATORE/ARTISTA :
Author:
EDITORE/PRODUTTORE :
COLLANA/SERIE : -
DISPONIBILITA': Disponibile


TITOLO/DENOMINAZIONE:
Medieval Swordmanship. Illustrated Methods and Techniques

PREZZO : EUR 40,00€

CODICE :
ISBN 1581600046
EAN 9781581600049

AUTORE/CURATORE/ARTISTA :
Author:

EDITORE/PRODUTTORE:


COLLANA/SERIE:



ANNO:
1988

DISPONIBILITA':
Disponibile

CARATTERISTICHE TECNICHE:
344 pages
611 b/w ills.
Paperback
cm 21,5 x 28 x 2,1
gr 1012

DESCRIZIONE:

Publisher's description and from the back cover:
From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of medieval knights, warriors and men-at-arms. Based on years of extensive training and research in the use of European swords, it contains highly effective fighting techniques for the sword, sword and shield, long-sword, great-sword, pole-arm and more. And with more than 200 illustrations and rare historical documents, it is a scholarly reference as well as a hands-on training guide for martial artists of all levels.

Contents:
1 Introduction
7 Chapter 1: The Medieval Combat Environment
11 Chapter 2: Medieval Fighting Manuals
29 Chpater 3: Medieval Swords
47 Chpater 4: The Making of Medieval Swords
51 Chapter 5: Swords against Plate Armor
57 Chapter 6: The Fate of the Medieval Sword
61 Chapter 7: Forms of the Medieval Sword
87 Chapter 8: Medieval Shields
109 Chapter 9: Sword & Shields
179 Chapter 10: The Long-Sword
251 Chapter 11: Practice and Sparring
259 Advice to the Reader
263 Afterword
267 Appendix A: On Obtaining a Real Sword
271 Appendix B: The Problem of Stage-Combat
279 Appendix C: Methods of Weapon-Sparring
285 Appendix D: Blunt Steel and Plate Armor Sparring
289 Appendix E: Medieval Fantasy and "Boffer" Sparring Methods
293 Appendix F: The Importance of the Full-Leg Target in Weapon-Sparring
299 Appendix G: Kneeling Down in Weapon-Sparring Rules
303 Appendix H: Weapon-Sparring in Martial Arts
311 Appendix J: Understanding Swords and Martial Arts in America
313 Bibliography.


ARGOMENTO: , , ,
GENERE: , ,