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Meyer longsword

This is the posting category for research into the longsword teachings of Joachim Meÿer.


Meyer freeflow exercises

To begin with, just for clarification, this is not a typical article per se, but rather a text sorted under the Meyer …


Meyer’s masters

On this day, 443 years ago, Fechtmeister Joachim Meyer published his magnificent fencing treatise ‘Gründliche Beschreibung der Freyen Ritterlichen und Adeligen Kunst …


The tools for the job

Image from Joachim Meyer’s treatise of 1560 To understand the body mechanics involved in a technique we not only have to train …

Strengthening exercises

Here are some very crude video clips we shot today of the strengthening exercises we have begun working with in the Meÿer …