Student Handbooks

These are available to students only.

The Original Five Manuscripts

Manciolino
Original

Marozzo
Original

Anonimo
Original

Viggiani
Original

dall'Agocchie
Original

Videos

Pugnale (Dagger & Grappling)

Achille Marozzo 1536
Available to students only
Preliminaries
Play no. 1
Play no. 2
Play no. 3
Play no. 4
Play no. 5
Play no. 6
Play no. 7
Play no. 8
Play no. 9
Play no. 10
Play no. 11
Play no. 12
Play no. 13
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Play no. 15
Play no. 16
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Play no. 20
Play no. 21
Play no. 22
Postscript
Variations 1
Variations 2
Variations 3
Variations 4
Free Play

The Dagger v. Dagger Plays:
Available to students only
Number one
Number two
Number three
Number four
Number five
Free Play



Spada da Solo (Sword Alone)
-------------*Courtesy of the Chicago Swordplay Guild

Antonio Manciolino 1528*
Spada Solo, Play 1

Spada Solo, Play 2
Spada Solo, Play 3

Spada Solo, Play 4

Spada Solo, Play 5
Spada Solo, Play 6 (Option A)
Spada Solo, Play 6 (Option B)

Giovanni dall'Agocchie 1572*
Stepping in Guard (Passeggiata tra le Guardie)
Defense from Coda Lunga e Stretta - Thrust
Defense from Coda Lunga e Stretta - Imbrocata
Defense from Coda Lunga e Stretta - Leg Cut
Defense from Coda Lunga e Stretta - Riverso
Defense from Coda Lunga e Stretta - Mandritto

Defense from Porta di Ferro e Stretta - Leg Cut
Defense from Porta di Ferro e Stretta - Imbrocatta
Defense from Porta di Ferro e Stretta - Stocatta
Defense from Porta di Ferro e Stretta - Mandritto
Defense from Porta di Ferro e Stretta - Riverso

Voids of Anonimo Bolognese & dall'Agocchie*
Void 1 - Coda Lunga e Stretta
Void 2 - Coda Lunga e Stretta
Void 3 - Coda Lunga e Stretta
Void 1- Porta di Ferro e Stretta
Void 2- Porta di Ferro e Stretta
Void 3- Porta di Ferro e Stretta

Angelo Viggiani 1575*
Viggiani's Perfect and Imperfect Schermo
Using Viggiani's Perfect Schermo
Imperfect Defense 1
Imperfect Defense 2
Imperfect Defense 3
Deceiving the Common Parry 1
Deceiving the Common Parry 2
Deceiving the Common Parry 3

Drills*
Stramazzone Drill - Discordant Cutting

Stramazzone Drill - Concordant Cutting
Stramazzone Drill - Dominant Side Forward

Posture

Achille Marozzo 1536
Available to students only:
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 95
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 96
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 97
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 98 & 99
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 100
Abbattimento di Spada Solo, capitolo 101

Spada due mani (Two-Handed Sword)
Achille Marozzo 1536

Bolognese Two-Handed Sword Freeplay
Two-Handed Sword High Guards (NEW!)

Available to students only:

Two-Handed Sword guard exercise 1
Two-Handed Sword guard exercise 2
The Tramazzone

Primo Assalto, part 1
Primo Assalto, part 2
Primo Assalto, part 3
Primo Assalto, part 4
Primo Assalto, part 5
Primo Assalto, part 6
Primo Assalto, part 7

Primo Assalto, part 8

Primo Assalto, part 9

Primo Assalto, part 10

The Full Assalto

Secondo Assalto, part 1
Secondo Assalto, part 2
Secondo Assalto, part 3
Secondo Assalto, part 4
Secondo Assalto, part 5
Secondo Assalto, part 6
Secondo Assalto, part 7
Secondo Assalto, part 8
Secondo Assalto, part 9
Secondo Assalto, part 10
The Full Assalto

Terzo Assalto

Spada e Brocchiero (Sword & Buckler)
Antonio Manciolino 1528

Guards with the sword & buckler
Cuts with the sword & buckler

Andare a Gioco, Abbellimento and Gioco 1, Abbellimento
Gioco 2
Gioco 3
Gioco 4
Ritonare da Gioco

Polearms (Partisan, Spear, etc.)
Available to students only


Spada e Rotella (Sidesword & Large Shield)
Available to students only

"Speed is the natural result of correctness plus familiarity.
Do not rush to be fast. Instead train to be correct, and speed will inevitably follow." - Ken Harding, 2015

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