A practical guide to test cutting for historical swordsmanship

  • 90 Pages
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Seven Stars Books and Video , Annandale, Va
Swordplay -- Handbooks, manuals
Other titlesTest cutting for historical swordsmanship
Statementby Scott M. Rodell.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU865 .R63 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23169633M
ISBN 100974399957
ISBN 139780974399959
LC Control Number2008904404

A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship by Scott M. Rodell is a unique and straightforward guide to test cutting with swords. This work takes the practitioner through each phase of the test cutting process, from how to choose a proper sword, building cutting stands, and selecting target materials to safety concerns and /5(8).

I encourage anyone who is seeking knowledge and relation with a higher self to read "A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship" as well as "Chinese Swordsmanship: The Yang Family Taiji Jian Tradition" by Master Scott M. Rodell. Kind regards, Sifu Kisu of The Harmonious Fist School of Traditional Northern Shaolim Swordsmanship/5.

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A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship by Scott M. Rodell is a unique and straightforward guide to test cutting with swords. This work takes the practitioner through each phase of the test cutting process, from how to choose a proper sword, building cutting stands, and selecting target materials to safety concerns and.

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() Chinese Swordsmanship – The Yang Family Taiji Jian Tradition. Seven Stars Books and Video. ISBN ; Rodell, Scott M. () Taiji Notebook for Martial Artists. Seven Stars. Rodell's third book, A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship, provides a step-by-step guide for the swordsman looking to expand their swordsmanship.

Rodell is the author of several books including: "Chinese Swordsmanship, the Yang Family Taiji Jian Tradition”, A Hand Book of Chinese Swordsmanship”, and "A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship".

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Rodell is the author of four books on martial arts and Chinese swordsmanship including: Chinese Swordsmanship – the Yang Family Taiji Jian Tradition explains and demonstrates the basic principles, cuts, and forms that form the Yang family’s taiji jian tradition, and A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship, which provides a step-by-step guide for the swordsman looking.

Gavin J. Poffley has done a masterful job of accurately translating Nakamura sensei's philosophy, technical explanations, and anecdotes, capturing the nuances and subtlety of his instruction; it is a beautiful and captivating book that should be on the shelf of everyone who is interested in practical swordsmanship."--Guy Power, Renshi seventh.

Rodell is the author of several books including: “Chinese Swordsmanship, the Yang Family Taiji Jian Tradition”, “Dandaofa Xuan – Chinese Long Saber Anthology”, “Fundamentals of the Wudang Sword Method – Selected Translations with Commentary from a Manual of Chinese Swordsmanship”, “Shi Jian Pu – Manual of Ten Sword Skills.

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The Chicago Swordplay Guild (CSG) provides organized instruction in the serious study and practice of historical European swordplay and close quarter combat of the 14th – 17th centuries.

Founded inthe Guild is a modern school of swordsmanship and martial arts that seeks to be consistent with the methodology of the ancient European fencing schools by combining scholarship and research. Non-fiction Books about swords.

and swordsmanship. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Taiji Jian Tradition,” “Taiji Notebook for Martial Artists”, & “A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship” is Director of the Great River Taoist Center () and is an International-Recognized teacher of Chinese Historical Swordsmanship.

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Rodell leads regular training in the US, Europe and Australia. The title of this book does not do it justice. In fact it is somewhat misleading. It is by far the best practical guide I have found to the katana as an object to be used as opposed to a collectable. It covers everything from the mechanics of cutting to making sword furnishings from scratch/5(3).

While quite expensive (typically around $10 a mat) tatami mats or goza (which are almost twice as challenging to cut as tatami, but visually almost identical) are the most traditional target - and cutting them with a set pattern of moves is known in JSA (Japanese Sword Arts) as 'Tameshigiri'.

The surface tension of a rolled and soaked tatami mat is quite similar to human skin, and the inner. Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship This Forum is a place for students of swordsmanship to ask advice from moderators Paul Champagne & Scott M. Rodell on how to practice test cutting in a manner consistent with how swords were historically used in combat.

Safety Guidelines for the Practice of Swordsmanship. These safety guidelines come from my Recreate Historical Swordsmanship from Historical Sources Course and have been adapted from The Duellist's Companion, The Swordsman's Companion, and The Swordsman's Quick Guide part 1: The Seven Principles of of those books are included as downloadable pdfs in the.

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Anglo describes how the text contains: "seven custodiae or guards which he numbers from ‘first’ to ‘sixth’, while to the seventh he gives. This is a book that was missing from the historical fencing agenda.

It is a useful tool for every sword practitioner or scholar who is seriously interested in the various ways of cutting with a sword.

It analyzes mechanics and function on an easy to understand way. The layout and the dtp are really well made and it is a joy to read!Reviews: If you want to be a student of historical sword fencing then this book needs to be on your bookshelf. This book covers everything from the sword, buckler, wrestling, to different fighting techniques.

Ringeck’s invaluable 15th-century compilation of the lessons of German fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer is given new life by two modern. Another manual of great significance for the single sword is the Italian Fiore dei Liberi's "Flos Duellatorium in Armis" from on the use of the great-sword or Italian long-sword.

The techniques and stances shown by dei Liberi for the unarmored use of great-swords give a fundamental understanding of the historical fighting postures in use.The latest writing project is The Swordsman’s Quick Guide Series of booklets (aboutwords) on swordsmanship topics, such as The Seven Principles of Mastery, Choosing a Sword, and Preparing for Freeplay.

You can find the details here. Swordfighting, for Writers, Game Designers, and Martial Artists is his latest full-length book. It was.“The Spirit of the Sword was a great joy for me to read; I now have the immense satisfaction of finally understanding Nakamura Taisaburo’s thoughts on J.

Poffley has done a masterful job of accurately translating Nakamura sensei’s philosophy, technical explanations, and anecdotes, capturing the nuances and subtlety of his instruction; it is a beautiful and captivating.