Category Archives: Training

Paradoxes of Immobility

(Scroll down for the English translation) Negli anni ho avuto modo di praticare svariate arti marziali e di approcciarmi alla scherma in vari modi. Una caratteristica comune che ho visto caratterizzare alcune arti (spesso tradizionali) e alcune branche delle HEMA … Continue reading

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BHFM – Projects and goals

La prima edizione del Borgosesia Historical Fencing Meeting è finita da poco, ed è il momento di valutarne i risultati e i progetti per il futuro. Obiettivo: Formazione e crescita dello schermidore. Obiettivo di questo evento è dare una formazione … Continue reading

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Sparring Analysis

I’ve just added on YouTube my new video. I’ve made a sparring reviews of some actions i’ve made in sparring. To better analyze tactics, conditioned reflexes etc. Here it is the video. All the bests!

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Stop underestimating yourself

Le sfaccettature del carattere influiscono altamente durante l’allenamento, la pratica e la competizione in qualsiasi sport. In un’arte marziale/sport da combattimento come la scherma questo aspetto influisce fortemente, dato che l’unico appiglio e amico a cui possiamo affidarci è la … Continue reading

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Longsword Sparring

This is a sparring which I had with Connor Immonen, a Canadian Fencer who came to visit me here in Valsesia. Connor had 25 Hours of personal training and sparring with me during the past week. At the end of … Continue reading

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The Seven Wards

I’ve just added on my Patreon page the video with the explanation of the plays contained in my “Seven wards solo-drill”. Patrons who donate 5$ or more can watch it by clicking here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/seven-wards-17515869 Here is the solo-drill video, which … Continue reading

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The Seven Wards

I.33 Is a beautiful system of fighting, which in my opinion is meant to integrate (and not always replace) the “common fencing” mentioned in the manuscript. Movements executed from guard to guard are very import because they create the basic … Continue reading

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