“The use of the Longsword according to the Codex Speyer (MS M.I.29) written in 1491 by Martin Syber”


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The fourth part of a HEMA workshop with subject “The use of the Longsword according to the Codex Speyer (MS M.I.29) written in 1491 by Martin Syber” took place on Sunday 12/6/2016 at 11:00 AM in the courtyard of the Medieval Kaisariani Monastery, located in the forest of Kaisariani. The seminar was conducted under the auspices of the Hellenic Μartial Education of Pammachon   by Mr. George E. Georgas.

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The students were taught the following:

A. Revision of the first three parts of the workshop.

B. Tactics

C. Kinesthetic

D. Adjusting the system to a sword-and-shield style

Ε. Techniques versus multiple opponents.

After the workshop there was a sparring session with multiple opponents separated in two teams (Blues and Greens). The Greens, led by Panos Papanikolaou, were victorious.

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‘Whoever wishes to acquire honor Before princes and before lords In fencing with the sword, That is good and proper That follow my…

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