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Author Topic: Another nice clip of historical swordsmanship applied to stage  (Read 5496 times)

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This is another clip of people using actual historical European martial arts techniques applied to stage. There are some embellishments (which of course I don't mind for the sake of entertainment), but the vast majority of these techniques are very clearly from the teachings of fight master Joachim Meyer of the 16th century, who was considered one of the last masters in the Liechtenauer tradition.
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That's really cool. I like this one even better; it's a much more robust demonstration of what can be done.
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That clip strongly confirms for me that WMA was just as effective, elegant and deadly as the overly extolled eastern arts.  ;)
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Oh, absolutely. The eastern and western arts had more in common than not, IMHO.
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