7 Replies to “Tournament Gallery: Two-Handed Sword Combat

  1. WHAT??! Since when Royal Armouries curators actually read medieval fighting manuals??? I thought their opinion is "broadsword relies on brute strength" as stated here:
    — watch?v=fxYvwEnKRjA
    Btw I don't see any cranes, which (according to "historical facts") are needed to help a fallen knight to get up again. And I don't see superior japanese swords cutting plate armor in half, as stated by Bottomley, a RA curator. No blade bashing and whacking. Oh dear..
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  2. @Zodiamaster mordschlag.. standard longsword technque, grab the blade and whack him with the pommel and crossguard like a hammer.

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