Joachim Meÿer Halben Stangen – “ Catch him in his own techniques” (Quarterstaff)
Description: The class will focus on the basics of Joachim Meÿer’s Halben Stangen techniques, including body mechanics, stances, movement patterns, isolated techniques, strategies and training exercises.
The class requires no previous knowledge of quarterstaff fencing, but a familiarity with the terminology of the Liechtenauer tradition is good, albeit not required.
A fencing mask, throat protection and good protective gloves are required.
The class is open to as many as the hall can take.
Duration: 2-4 hours.
Requirements: Oak or Ash staffs needs to be provided by the organizer or the students.
Instructor: Roger Norling
Club: Gothenburg Historical Fencing School, Meyer Frei Fechter Guild
19th Century Great Stick after Alfred Hutton, Cerri & Siebenharr
Description: This class provides an introduction to the 19th century system of Great Stick Fencing, based upon the works of Alfred Hutton, Giuseppe Cerri and Siebenharr. Also known as the ‘Grand Baton’, ‘Bastone a due mani’ or the ‘Lange Stok’, study of this system provides a valuable introduction to the 19th century system of two handed staff play.
The class is open to as many as the hall can take and there is equipment for.
Duration:2 hours to 2 days.
Requirements: A fencing mask, good protective gloves are required as well as a five foot Rattan or PVC staff (a small number can be provided)
Instructor: Andy Taylor
Country: United Kingdom
Club: Stork’s Beak: School of Historical Swordsmanship