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Principles of Squad Instruction for the Broadsword
Antoine Joseph Corbesier
No preview available - 2020
attack back the wrist begin bending blade blow body Bring the sword called carry command correct Cut left described direction drawing back Drop the point edge effect elbow execute Execute the moulinets exercise explanation FACE Feint flank-Cut foot 24 inches front full extent give grazing ground guard half half-face hand as high Hand in Tierce handle head head-Cut height hold inches instruction instructor will cause instructor wishing left cheek left cheek-Cut left eye left flank left leg left moulinet left shoulder LIBRARY lower mand manner MARCH motion movements moving nails oppo opponent's sword PARRY pass PLATE PORTER position possible quarte ranks rear rest Right CHEEK RIGHT FLANK right foot right knee right shoulder ripostes Rule saber single rank stamp stretch the arm succession sword quickly taking opposition THIRD LESSON Thrust thumb flat tierce tion turn the knuckles UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Page 2 - Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1869, by JB LIPPINCOTT & CO., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Page 15 - ... arm half extended, the thumb opposite to, and 6 inches from the neck, the blade perpendicular, the edge to the left, the thumb extended on the right side of the gripe, the little finger by the side of the others. Carry — SABRE. 1 time. 95. — At the last part of the command, which i?
Page 43 - ... the best- parry is to draw back the right foot quickly against the left, at the same time stretching the arm, bringing the sword in line (edge down) and cutting at the head, without defending one's self otherwise.