The rappier of Joachim Meyer

This workshop will focus on the techniques and principles of Joachim Meyers Rappier. This weapon is used both for cut and thrust in a robust fencing system. During the class we will work on basic footwork, techniques and tactics. We are going to practice different possibilities of fighting from the guards and combine the different techniques into drills.

Skill level


Required equipment

Fencing mask, rapier or sidesword. Preferably also a fencing jacket, gloves and forearm guard.