Tag Archives: Martial Arts

Accuracy in the form, it really matters?

[Scroll down for the Eng. version] La precisione è un’ossessione di molti artisti marziali, tanto che spesso gli allenamenti finiscono a premiare la forma piuttosto che l’efficacia di un gesto. Essere precisi può in alcuni casi separare un’azione corretta e … Continue reading

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Some Longsword sparring

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The book of the five rings

The book of the five rings, one of the best books to read for every martial artist. In this video I start my analysis of some concepts which we see described in this book. I hope you will enjoy the … Continue reading

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Spear #3 – Partner drills

A new video concerning the spear of Fiore de ‘Liberi, specifically the first two defenses mandritto defenses from Porta di Ferro and Porta di Ferro mezzana.

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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.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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Ferrum Armoury – Destreza-Rapier review.

Sotto consiglio del gentilissimo Ton Puey, pochi mesi fa ho deciso di comprare un Rapier dai Ragazzi di Ferrum  Armory. Se c’è una cosa che amo nel fare acquisti schermistici, è provare e supportare i nuovi produttori che si lanciano … Continue reading

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