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  7. ACTA, recounstructing martial arts from classical europe

     
     
  8. Mattys “Ties” Kool of AMEK, Holland, wins 1st place in the Bolognese Open in Helsinki, November 2013.

    This was one of the first dedicated Bolognese style sideswor tournaments held again in modern times, with 24 participants from all over Europe. 2nd place was won by Rob Runacres, UK.

     
  9. Das historische Schaufechten des Wiener Fechtclubs Haudegen. 1895

     

    Restoring Historical Fencing in the 19th century. The World Wars destroyed this endeavour, but now european martial artists are bringing these lost arts back again.

     
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  13. statuemania:

    David Vanquer

    by Marius Jean Antonin Mercié, after 1872.

     
  14. Drilling longsword technique (“Auswinden”, winding on the outside line).

     
     
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