Archive for October 2014

First Giganti Redux 3: Counter-guards   Leave a comment

Having provided his list of the qualities of a good guard, Giganti then basically says to ignore that because good fighters don’t form guards, they form counter-guards. A counter-guard at its most basic is a guard (still with most of the qualities of a good guard) which positions the sword and your body so that […]

Posted October 8, 2014 by Wistric in Giganti, Italian Rapier

Weekly Warfare – 6 – The Bulgarian Death March   2 comments

Fighting in the Society follows a certain rhythm. This rhythm manifests itself most visibly at fighter practice. People will spend some time chattering on the sidelines & armouring up; then there is a time period of fighting, and then it seems that many of them will take a break at roughly the same time. This […]

Posted October 7, 2014 by Wistric in Musings