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    DescriptionFrom 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 & 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 And with more than 200 illustrations and rare historical documents, it is a scholarly reference as well as a hands-on training guide for martial artists of all levels.

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    Medieval Swordsmanship
    Illustrated Methods and Techniques
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Clements
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 324
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 975 g
    ISBN 13: 9781581600049
    ISBN 10: 1581600046

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3H
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24470
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3H
    DC22: 796.86
    BIC subject category V2: WSTF
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: U865 .C5897 1998
    DC21: 796.860902
    Illustrations note
    b/w illus
    Paladin Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Paladin Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 November 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1 - The Medieval Combat Environment Chapter 2 - Medieval Fighting Manuals Chapter 3 - Medieval Swords Chapter 4 - The Making of Medieval Swords Chapter 5 - Swords Against Plate Armor Chapter 6 - The Fate of the Medieval Sword Chapter 7 - Forms of the Medieval Sword Chapter 8 - Medieval Shields Chapter 9 - Sword & Shield Chapter 10 - The Long Sword Chapter 11 - Practice and Sparring Appendix A On Obtaining a Real Sword Appendix B The Problem of Stage Combat Appendix C Methods of Weapon-Sparring Appendix D Blunt Steel and Plate Armor Sparring Appendix E Medieval Fantasy and "Boffer" Sparring Methods Appendix F The Importance of the Full-Leg Target in Weapon Sparring Appendix G Kneeling Down in Weapon Sparring Rules Appendix H Weapon Sparring in Martial Arts Appendix I Understanding Swords and Martial Arts in America Bibliography