BROADSWORD AND SINGLESTICK PDF
Broadsword and Singlestick has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Malquiviades said: Concise, to the point and, most of all, short review on how to. This is an interesting hundred year old book now in the public domain. It is a handbook for how to use various weapons including of course the Broadsword and. BROAD-SWORD AND SINGLE-STICK. On examining Fig. 8 it will be seen that the guard for the. Fig. 4.–First Hit. first cut, viz. that from 2 to 3 on the target.
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Singlextick also made me get out a sword and refresh guards and attacks, and compare it with the advice and what I learnt in fencing. Matthew Wayne rated it really liked it Aug 01, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This review is from: Allen rated it liked it Jun 20, Notify me of new comments via email. First, the muscles are thus coiled, as it were, ready for a spring at the shortest notice; and in the second place, the surface which your stick has to guard is thus dinglestick reduced. This position will be found a severe strain upon the muscles at first, but they will soon get used to it.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Gilpins and Their Fortunes. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. In Engaging, there should only be a slight pressure exerted upon the stick, in order that both your hand and wrist may be thus rendered capable of performing any motion required by circumstances.
Nawoyka marked it as to-read Sep 09, This short sweet book, written inis a delightful read, both in its subject which is a little review of basic advice on how to handle several “weapons of self-defense”, but also, and what amused me more, even if the snd advice on weapon handling is snd and based on actual experience, the views and background of a certain class of British gentry, the kind that populates many books I love, from Sherlock Holmes to Allan Quatermain, from Verne to Conrad.
One thing must, however, be understood, and this is, that the stick must always be used as if it were a real sword, with a true cutting edge. May 08, Charles van Buren rated it really liked it.
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Ian marked it as to-read Apr 30, Now as to the stick. Carrying a stick and pepper spray gives you a non-lethal alternative to using your firearm when feasible and can save you from unpleasant legal problems. Oct 01, Malquiviades rated it really liked it Shelves: Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.
Robin Ver marked it as to-read Dec 28, In the present case, both necessity and economy combine to give a spur to invention. I have always been an advocate of carrying a good stick appropriate to circumstances.
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The Book of the Crossbow. To my mind the most valuable portions of the book concern the philosophy of self defense and the proper awareness of the world around you.
Let us remember, then, that when we use the term stick or sword, we, for those reasons, always mean the single-stick. Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!
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On more than one occasion we have deterred trouble by merely presenting the sticks as weapons. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! You’ve successfully reported this review. A good insight on the people tha This short sweet book, written inis a delightful read, both in its subject which is a little review of basic advice on how to handle several “weapons of self-defense”, but also, and what amused ahd more, even if the basic advice on weapon handling is sensible and based on actual experience, the views and background of a certain class of British gentry, the kind that populates many books I love, from Sherlock Holmes to Allan Quatermain, from Verne to Conrad.
Steven nad it it was amazing Sep 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. Feliks rated it it was ok Jun 27, On the Warrior’s Path, Second Edition. The Art and Science of Staff Fighting. I have always been an advocate of carrying a good stick appropriate to circumstances.