Anatomy of the Ochs

The OCHS is for me, the most caracteristical Pivot point of the German longsword fencing. In this workshop, we will see the different aspects of the Ochs:

  • Where it comes from?
  • What could we do with it?
  • Which kind of Ochs could we use?
  • How our body can make our Ochs better, faster and stronger?

If we have time, we will see some amazing Ansetzen with the Ochs.

Skill level


Required equipment

Longsword, fencing mask and mask overlay, technical gloves (fingers-work), gorget and chest protector.