Archive for January 2009

Wistric’s Weekly Warfare #1: Threat Assessment   1 comment

(From the Archives) As you may have heard, fencing is all about timing and measure. It is also a matter of knowing your own abilities, so that you can take advantage of any openings you generate through timing and measure. The same applies to melee: The timing of your attack and the distance and direction […]

Posted January 27, 2009 by wistric in Melee, Wistric's Weekly Warfare

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Obligatory Justification of Existence   14 comments

A year and a half ago I started a small project to send a once-a-week e-mail to the Kappellenberg fencing e-mail list with some musing apropos of melee and combat in general, to try to spark some of the philosophical discussion that a fighter practice is not necessarily conducive towards.  The eventual goal would be […]

Posted January 27, 2009 by wistric in Announcements