Patterns of movement in Bolognese fencing

Ilkka Hartikainen

We will begin with a quick reminder of the sources available, the weapons and shields used for this period. Then we will do small technical exercises before fighting in various situations of asymmetrical fights: Opponent(s) have different weapons, Different number of opponent(s), Group fight.

Needed Equipment:
A sidesword or any single-handed training sword capable of cutting, parrying and thrusting, and a fencing mask.

Skill level of Participants:
Intermediate. No specific knowledge of Bolognese or any other fencing style is required. The workshop will include pair drills that can be done with masks on a lower intensity, or with moderate intensity in case you have free fencing kit.

When & where:
Friday, 4 pm (16 h), hall 3