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   DVD - Sword and Shield
   Basic principles and technique of medieval buckler combat
 

Price: $39.95
Item Number: ATV000003
Running time: 90 mins.
Studio: Agilitas TV
Region: 0 (international)
Format: NTSC, Color, Fullscreen
Language: English
For centuries, unarmored combat with the sword and a small shield, or buckler, was one of the most wide spread martial arts of medieval and Renaissance Europe.

Based on surviving medieval combat treatises and years of martial arts practice, Roland Warzecha and Tobias Wenzel offer an introduction to this fascinating fighting art. Viewers are guided step by step  through the fundamentals of body mechanics, tactics and fencing theory. The underlying concepts of historical technique are demonstrated and explained in detail.
Instructors:
  
Roland Warzecha comes from a martial arts background in escrima-based UCC and has been a astudent of Western martial arts since 2003. He is a founding member and instructor of "Hammaborg – Historischer Schwertkampf e.V.". Roland is also a member of the Historical European Martial Arts Coalition (2007) and the Chivalric Fighting Arts Association (2011).

Tobias Wenzel is an instructor for sword & shield as well as pollaxe at "Hammaborg – Historischer Schwertkampf e.V.". He has been a member of the Historical European Martial Arts Coalition (HEMAC) since 2008.
As a bonus, the DVD contains a discussion of choosing safety gear and practice weapons, and contains unedited sequences of competitive free play as an example of modern sword and buckler sparring.
  
An ideal starting point for your personal training with sword and buckler, this DVD also provides useful insights and cutting edge research for the seasoned practitioner of Western martial arts.
  
 


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