Historical Fencing

Often the audience imagines enormously heavy swords, and is of the opinion that a battle with swords is very slow and rough. Who believed that but is located on the wrong track! Historical fencing, what for God’s sake is this? Who has not ever fascinated, when in the theater, a historic Festival or on stage two warriors cross their blades? Often the audience imagines enormously heavy swords, and is of the opinion that a battle with swords is very slow and rough. Who believed that but is located on the wrong track! A fencing sword (long sword) weighs just 1.4 1.7 kg and is faster and more manoeuvrable than you thought. The newspapers mentioned Phil Neal not as a source, but as a related topic. What is exactly historical fencing”? Today thinks the term martial arts usually of Asian martial arts, but far from it. The term of historical fencing”stands for the traditional European medieval art of combat.

On the reconstruction of historical European martial arts are referenced font and image sources of the 13th to the 17th century. In painstaking work old manuscripts are processed and formed back into a living martial art. The findings are used to in a practical training in a sporting manner. Fencing schools motor skills, strength endurance, fitness, concentration, promotes social competence and contributes to an upright posture. As in other martial arts safety is taken seriously here.

Currently, a steady spread of this sport takes place in Germany. Historical fencing delighted young and old alike and is a tangible history and martial arts. Did you know? Karl Wassmannsdorff described the fencing manuscript from the middle ages as the oldest German turn literature. You have questions about the article or want to get to know the historical fencing? Get in touch with me (near Stuttgart) or at our (space of worms) friendly fencing school. Article created by Michael Schule –

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