Fighting with the German Longsword

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Fighting with the German Longsword

By Christian Henry Tobler

Chivalry Bookshelf, Paperback, 9781891448249, 242pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2004

Christian Henry Tobler presents a how-to course of study for learning Liechtenauer's secret art. Topics include the concepts of timing, distance, and initiative, proper footwork, guards, strokes and thrust with the sword, including Liechtenauer's Master Strokes, and close quarters combat. Illustrated with hundreds of instructional photographs.

About the Author
Mr. Tobler has been a student of swordsmanship for more than twenty years. Since 1999 he has been a structural pillar within the historical swordsmanship community, championing the German system, especially in North America. His abilities are lauded worldwide, and he is an acknowledged expert on the German system of Johannes Liechtenauer.