Breaking Lang-Ort with Scheilhau, from Goliath


Text on how one breaks the Long Point with Scheilhau:

When you come to him in pre-fencing, if he then stands against you and holds the long point to your face or chest then hold your sword on the right shoulder and glance facing the point and act as if you would strike and then strike strongly with the glancer with the short edge onto his sword and shoot the point long to his throat with a step ahead with the right foot.

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Goliath Krumphau


Our interpretation of the Krumphau plate from the Goliath fechtbuch. Here is a translation of text immediately preceding the image:
(Translation by Mike Rasmusson)
“Glosa: The arc strike is one of the four displacements against the four guards, in that with it one breaks the guard named the Ox, and it also drives onto the Over and Under Strikes. When you come to him in the pre-fencing, if he stands against you holding his sword before his head in the guard of the Ox, on his left side, then put your left foot forward, and hold your sword on your right shoulder, in the guard, and spring with the right foot well to your right side against him, and strike him with the long edge, from crossed arms, over the hands.”

Kurtzhau


Kurtzhau

My interpretation of the first half of this play from Von Danzig/Goliath:

“That is when he will strike one high from his right side, then drive up high with the hands and as he strikes you will arc strike to bind on his sword, and drive the point through under his sword and stab to his other side into his face or chest, and be sure you wait to keep your hilt high before your head. Also to break the guard of the Ox with this play, you drive so when you (note in margin: against the Ox) go to him in pre-fencing, when he stands against you and holds his sword with the hilt on his left side, in front of the head, then throw your sword to your right shoulder and act as if you would bind onto his sword with the krumphau, strike short and change through with it below his sword, and shoot your point long under his sword to the other side and at his throat so he must displace, then you will come to hit and work with the sword.”

Breaking Ochs with Kurtzhau

My Interpretation of the 2nd part of the following play from Von Danzig/Goliath:

“That is when he will strike one high from his right side, then drive up high with the hands and as he strikes you will arc strike to bind on his sword, and drive the point through under his sword and stab to his other side into his face or chest, and be sure you wait to keep your hilt high before your head. Also to break the guard of the Ox with this play, you drive so when you (note in margin: against the Ox) go to him in pre-fencing, when he stands against you and holds his sword with the hilt on his left side, in front of the head, then throw your sword to your right shoulder and act as if you would bind onto his sword with the krumphau, strike short and change through with it below his sword, and shoot your point long under his sword to the other side and at his throat so he must displace, then you will come to hit and work with the sword.”