Guardia Cingiara Porta di Ferro Stretta

The Described Offensive Plays For Cingiara Porta di Ferro Stretta

Offences Initiated With Thrust

Offensive Combination Using Thrust And Mandritto
Extend a thrust to the face while stepping forward with the right foot. Redouble with a mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust And Riverso
Extend a thrust to the face while stepping forward with the right foot. Redouble with a riverso to his leg.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust, Buckler Check And Mandritto
Extend a thrust to the face while stepping forward with the right foot. Redouble by passing toward his right side with your left foot, and putting your buckler under his sword hand, you will throw a mandritto to his leg as your right foot comes behind your left.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Redoubled Thrust
Extend a thrust to the enemy while stepping forward with the right foot. Redouble by passing with your left foot, and pulling back the sword hand and then extending a thrust to the face or a penetrating thrust to the body.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust And Tramazzone
Extend a thrust while stepping forward with the right foot, followed by a tramazzone as the left foot comes behind the right.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust And Riverso Feint & Mandritto
Extend a thrust while stepping forward with the right foot, redoubling with a riverso feint, and hitting with a mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Note:
Riverso feint and mandritto may be made on either the corrective step with the left foot, or on a pass with the left foot. Manciolino does not provide any guidance on the accompanying footwork.

Offensive Combination Using Thrust, Tramazzoni And Montante
Extend a thrust to the face while stepping forward with the right foot. Redouble with two tramazzoni to the head, defending with the buckler. Throw a montante that ends in Guardia Alta, as you slip your right foot back to your left foot.
(Libro 2, 2nd Assault)

Offences Initiated With Falso

Offensive Combination Using Falso And Mandritto
Raise a falso into guardia di faccia while passing forward with your right foot, and redouble with a mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 17)

Offensive Combination Using Stresso Tempo Falso With Buckler Check And Mandritto
Defending the head with the buckler, pass right with the right foot, throwing a falso traversato to the face, ending in Guardia Alta. Redouble with a mandritto to the head or face, ending in Sotto il Braccio with the right foot near the left.
(Libro 2, 1st Assault)

Offensive Combination Using Tramazone Feint And Mandritto
Pass right throwing a tramazzone feint to the head, but hitting with a mandritto to the leg that ends in Sotto il Bracchio.
(Libro 2, 3rd Assault)

The Described Defensive Plays For Cingiara Porta di Ferro Stretta

Defence Against Attacks Initiated With Thrust

Parry And Riposte Against The Redoubled Thrusts Combination
When the enemy extends the first thrust, pass right and parry it with the false edge. When the enemy passes right to deliver the second thrust, parry it with the true edge as the left foot comes behind. Riposte with a falso to the face made on a pass left.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Counterattack And Parry Riposte Against The Thrust And Penetrating Thrust Combination
When the enemy passes right with the thrust to the face, counterattack with a tramazzone turned over the thrust without stepping. If the enemy redoubles with the penetrating thrust to the body, pass forward with the right foot, and parry with the false edge and riposte by extending him a good one to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Parry And Counterattack Against The Thrust And Mandritto Combination
When the enemy steps forward with the thrust, parry with a falso, and then as he throws the mandritto, step back with your left foot and counterattack to his sword arm with a mezzo mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Parry And Counterattack Against The Thrust And Mandritto To Leg Combination
When the enemy steps forward with the thrust, step forward with your right foot and parry it with a falso, and when the enemy passes left to throw the mandritto to your leg, step back with your right foot and counterattack to the sword hand with a mezzo mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Parry And Counterattack Against The Thrust And Mandritto To The Leg Combination
When the enemy steps with the right foot to throw the thrust, without moving the feet parry with the false edge. When the enemy throws the mandritto to the leg, pass back with the left leg and counterattack with a mandritto to the sword arm. Retire back two or three paces ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry And Riposte Against The Thrust And Mandritto To The Leg Combination
When the enemy passes with the right foot to throw the thrust, without moving the feet parry with the false edge. When the enemy redoubles with the mandritto to the leg, pass forward and left with the right foot, and parry with your false edge whilst bringing your sword to your buckler. Riposte with a riverso to the thigh, and then pass back with the right foot throwing a stoccata to the face. Complete the retreat with a leap back, ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry And Riposte Against The Thrust And Mandritto To The Head Combination
When the enemy steps with the right foot throwing a thrust, without moving the feet parry with the false edge. When the enemy redoubles with the mandritto to the head, pass right into Guardia di Testa, and riposte with a blow to the leg. Safely retreat by passing back with the right foot whilst covering the head with your buckler, extending a thrust into Guardia di Faccia, and ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry And Counterattack Against the Thrust And Mandritto Or Fendente Combination
When the enemy passes with the thrust, without moving the feet parry with the false edge. When _he enemy redoubles with the mandritto or fendente to the head, pass back with the left foot and counterattack with a mezzo mandritto to the sword arm. Continue pass back with the right foot ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry Riposte Against The Thrust And Riverso Combination
When the enemy steps forward with the thrust, parry with a falso, and then as he throws the riverso, parry it by stepping forward with your right foot into Guardia di Testa, and riposting with a mandritto to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Parry, Slip and Counterattack Against Thrust and Riverso To Face Combination
When the enemy passes right to give the thrust, without moving the feet parry with a falso ending in Guardia di Faccia. When the enemy redoubles with the riverso to the face, pass back with the left foot, covering the head with the buckler, and counterattack with a mandritto traversale to the sword arm. Complete the pass back with the right foot, ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry and Counterattack Against Thrust and Riverso To Leg Combination
When the enemy passes right to give the thrust, without moving the feet parry with a falso. When the enemy redoubles with the riverso to the leg, pass back with the left foot and counterattack with a mezzo mandritto to the sword arm. Complete the pass back with the right foot, ending in Cingiaria Porta di Ferro.
(Libro 4, Capitolo 8)

Parry Riposte Against The Thrust, Riverso Feint And Mandritto Combination
When the enemy passes right with the thrust, parry with the false edge without stepping. When the enemy throws the riverso feint, pass right and turn your true edge towards his blade to cover the attack, and then when the enemy throws the mandritto extend into Guardia di Testa to parry the blow as your left foot comes behind. Riposte with a mandritto to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Parry And Stop-Thrust Against The Thrust And Tramazzone Combination
When the enemy steps forward with the thrust, parry with a falso. When the enemy redoubles with the tramazzone, recover back into Guardia di Faccia.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)

Defence Against Attacks Initiated With Falso

Slip, Parry And Riposte Against The Falso And Mandritto Combination
When the enemy steps forward with the falso, pass back with your left foot into Porta di Ferro Larga to slip the blow. When he redoubles with the mandritto to the head, parry it with the false edge and riposte with a mandritto to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 18)


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