This article shall group Joachim Meyer’s Ringen into collections of similar throws. The Onion – Basics of European Longsword: Part PDF | The XVI century longsword fencing fundamentals of master Joachim Meyer . This Pin was discovered by Sam Lewis. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

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He was the last major figure in the tradition of the German grand master Johannes Liechtenauerand in the last years of his life he devised at least three distinct and quite extensive fencing manuals. Throughout history going all the way back from at least medieval times up until modern military This can be executed to the left thus striking his right side with a changed point, in that you will strike against his right by engaging with the long edge.

Yet while you as was told drive a bit above you, then thrust your pommel through under your right arm so that your hands become crossed, quickly and nimbly with an inward flat oe short edge with the next intended step out to his left behind his sword to his head, as the small figures on the left side of illustration C show, you thus expose your left opening, he will rush to do the same, thus do no more then pull your pommel out from under your right arm again, and wind your sword into the long point so that your long edge turns to stand against his blade, thus you stand in direct displacement, as is shown by the other smaller figures in the same illustration.

When at the onset you come into the Wrath Guard, then step as soon as you can reach him and strike a quick Wrath Strike, which he must defend from, to his left ear. However, while striking step well around towards his left with your right foot, and as soon as it hits or connects, pull it upwards and wrench out simultaneously towards your left side and nimbly strike from the outside with inverted hands again towards the same opening, that is with the inverted flat when it strongly rebounds in a ricochet motion, thus you have done it right.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Furthermore, the longsword section of Meyer’s book in particular shows definite descent from the earlier corpus of the Liechtenauer tradition Meyer mentions Liechtenauer by nameand remains one of the most detailed, systematic and complete sources for this weapon.

Joachim Meyer

Mark, this is that before all things you shall rightly undertake and understand these two things, which are the Before and the After, and thereafter…. This is when you cut a Crooked cut at one, and he holds off hard so that you cannot cross over, or have other work from above, thus wind under and through with the pommel, and cast the pommel to the other side over his lomgsword or arm from the outside, and wrench downwards and strike in with joavhim long edge deep to his head, or cast the pommel in between both of his hands, how this figure reveals.


The Onion — Basics of European Longsword: At all times and in all fencing, when wanting more ability and understanding, and in furthering and learning more of this Knightly art, the proper and basic elements are required in order to advance. Then thirdly, achieve the ability to extend the art in your own right, and from your clarity attain and exude the proper judgement in Stance and Strikes so that Youth will not have to learn this art unguided and, because of your unspoken word, ill is wrought and they thus learn wrongly to the detriment of the art.

And for quarterstaff, he says nebenhut is mittlehut. So then be diligent with how you fence, that is with the short or long edge, that you namely cut him to the opening, that is, you cut him to the body and if it does not always happen that you may cut him to the body, thus when he changes meyfr, you quickly fall in after his Sword to the opening. Item The looping round, and the Circle cuts and likewise how it is previously in the long sword presented and taught and should be used here, as before.

This is when you cut in with a Crooked Cut to his strong, longsqord he opposes or displaces high, then wind through below with the pommel, and act as if you would grab over with the pommel, as I have already taught; and before he realizes it, then quickly flick the short edge back in at him, again on the same line, to whichever side you first did the Crooked Cut.

To begin with, just for clarification, this is not a typical article per se, but rather a text sorted under the Meyer Research Project, thus a more… Continue Reading. His dagger teachings, designed primarily for urban self-defense, seem to be based in part on the writings of Bolognese master Achille Marozzo [14] and the anonymous teachings in Egenolff, but also include much unique content of unknown origin perhaps the anonymous dagger teachings in his Rostock manuscript.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. July 23, at 8: It is believed that Appolonia and either her husband or her brother were involved with the second printing of his book in Throughout history going all the way back from at least medieval times up until modern military bayonet training a diagram typically depicting four….


Art of Combat, Book 1, Chapters 3 and Regarding this, see the figures fighting against the left in the background of illustration B. It is rare to be in this posture for more than a moment.

Joachim Meyer – Wikipedia

Up until now the proper Leading longsworr of all Fencing with the Sword, how many they were, how you named them, and how they shall be made and joahcim were actually clarified in good order, that from them now you can drive from your place as it were, and bring these elements into play. Longsworv thus note this Rule in all cutting, when you connect or catch his blade with your strong, in the bind, as soon as it clashes, you shall cut at once with the weak that is with the forward part to the body or next opening cut at, so that then your sword cuts likewise at his blade and body, or as soon as your strong connects with his sword, then as they clash together you shall turn the weak to the nearest opening with flicking, snapping and winding.

In advancing come into the right Wrath, and as soon as you can reach him, step and strike at the left ear unto his sword, however in the strike, even and longswor pull it, thus lift the pommel and let the blade miss and flow off near his left, and twitch over the head, as to then strike him on the meyyer side, out over his right arm to his head. Meyer’s book was reprinted inand may have been an influential source for other 16th- and 17th-century German fencing books, including a book by Jacob Sutor.

This handwork will therefore be called Doubling, because through it a double or twofold strike will be accomplished, first with long and then with short edge. And thus are named the count of the Stances or Guards, and now all in the work phase will be fully and shortly examined. Since all of this must be learned and used in fencing, this must be known.

This time I will speak rather briefly about stances and the ideas behind them.