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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May 08, Charles van Buren rated it really liked it. This review is from: A Tale of Unknown Africa.

The common habit of flourishing abd stick about is only a vague and loose expression of this natural inclination. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Broadsword and single stick

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Stefan added it Jan 20, The directions of the sword in both cases will be explained when we speak of the broadsword target.

Aaron Garrison marked it as to-read Apr 12, The best plan is to get them from a maker, if we can spare the money; if we cannot do so, the next best thing is, when we pay a visit to the manufacturer to purchase our single-sticks, to examine the construction of these masks very carefully, and go home, and make, perhaps, a clumsier article, but still a perfectly efficient one for our purpose.

It will be as well to turn once more to our remarks made at pageVol. Hunting and Shooting in India. The instructions in the use of the various weapons are very general and poorly illustrated.

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Upon the renewal of the contest, both players are to take up a position out of distance, and to come within it cautiously, in order that neither may be taken by surprise. With these important rules we close our first lesson on the Manly Exercise of Broadsword.


Snglestick 19, ISBN: Mastering the Samurai Sword. Each cut is numbered, as is also its corresponding guard; and, whenever we have occasion to order any cut or guard to be made, we shall designate each by number. Engaging is the act of joining swords with an opponent previous to an attack.

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Paperbackpages. Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your WordPress. 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. Lists with This Book. The Broadsword and Single-Stick. Elizabeth Fraser added broadsworv Apr 09, Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies.

Hawthorn added it Jun 11, To ask other readers questions about Broadsword and Singlestickplease sign up. A must-read for anyone interested in the arts of stick work, swordplay or the no-holds-barred use of any convenient weapon, awhether he has in his hand a single stick, a cutlass, or the leg of an old chair. Six Months At The Cape. A Treasury of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery.

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At first every student may practise our lessons singly; but, towards the close of the course, broadswlrd the various modes of attack and defence come to be described, the exercises must be performed by two boys—one to attack, the other to defend. Return to Book Page. Tales from the Terrific Register: In learning the art of fence, our object is not to acquire a dexterity which shall enable us to run an adversary through the body before he can accomplish as much for ourselves, but rather to strengthen our frames, and improve our deportment by means of a noble and healthful exercise.

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.


Manly Exercises. The Broadsword and Single-Stick.

When traveling to places with very restrictive laws concerning firearms even if carrying a badge from another state, my wife and I have always carried walking sticks.

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. Forty inches will be found too long a stick for a boy of short stature, in which case it may be cut down some inches. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All the seven cuts and guards are to be carefully learned and practised until the student can deliver them without the least hesitation.

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Then, keeping in mind that this is not fiction, but real gentleman giving advice and telling their experiences Concise, to the point and, most of all, amusing. It will be as well, at first, to draw a line of red paint down the stick along that side opposite to the open part of the hilt. The favour with which my little brochure on boxing has been received induces me to put together a few ideas on the subject of attack and defence with weapons other than those with which nature has endowed us.

Now as to the stick. Sean rated it liked it Jan 12, The Art Of Breaking. The Three Ways of Tao.