Guardia Sopra il Bracchio

The Described Offensive Plays For Sopra il Bracchio

Offences Initiated With Thrust

Offensive Combination Using Thrust And Mandritto Or Tramazzone
Pass with your left foot and extend a thrust over your buckler, and then traverse right, and throw a mandritto or tramazzone as you wish.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust Feint and Tramazzone
Throw a punta riversa feint over your arm, but hit with a tramazzone.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust, Riverso, Falso, Riverso and Mandritto
Pass with the leftt foot, extending a punta riversa to the face. Redouble traversing right, throwing a rising riverso, and then a falso to the left temple followed by a riverso to the right side of the face. Pass back with the right foot, throwing a mandritto that ends in Guardia di Faccia.
(Libro 2, 1st Assault)

Offensive Combination Using Thrust, Two Tramazzoni and Thrust
From passo stretto, pass with the right foot throwing stoccata riversa, then traverse with the left foot throwing tramazzoni to the face, and pass with the right foot throwing another tramazzoni to the face. Finish with a thrust accompanied by the buckler that ends in Guardia di Faccia.
(Libro 2, 1st Assault)

Offences Initiated With Mandritto

Offensive Action Using Mandritto On A Pass
Pass left hitting him with a mandritto.
(Libro_1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Action Using Mandritto On A Slip & Step
From passo largo, slip the right foot back to the left, then pass right lifting the hand into Guardia d’Alicorno and throwing a mandritto to the face, ending in Sotto il Bracchio.
(Libro 2, 1st Assault)

Offences Initiated With Riverso

Offensive Combination Using Riverso On The Pass
Pass left throwing a riverso.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Two Riversi
You can throw a riverso, and redouble with the same.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Double Riversi Feint & Mandritto
Make two riversi feints, nonetheless offending him with a mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Riverso Made Through The Inside Line
Throw a riverso inside the edge of the buckler.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Riversi Feint & Mandritto
Throw a riverso feint but hit with a mandritto.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Riversi Feint & Fendente
Pass with your left foot throwing a riverso feint,but hit on a traverse right with a fendente to the head.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Riverso, Fendente & Tramazzone
Throw together a riverso, a fendente, and a tramazzone.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 9)

Offensive Combination Using Two Riversi
From passo stretto, pass right throwing two riversi with the last ending in Guardia Alta.
(Libro 2, 3rd Assault)

Offensive Combination Using Two Riverso and Imbroccata
From passo stretto, pass right throwing riverso to the face and riverso to the thigh. Redouble with imbroccata, slipping the right foot back to the left.
(Libro 2, 1st Assault)

Direct attack to sword hand on the retreat
Pass back with the right foot and throw a riverso to the sword hand, ending in Coda Lunga Alta.
(Libro 2, 2nd Assault)

The Described Defensive Plays For Sopra il Bracchio

Defences Against Actions Initiated With Thrust

Parry Riposte Against Punta Riversa And Tramazzoni Combination
Parry the punta riverso with your sword, and then parry the redoubled tramazzoni with Guardia di Testa. Riposte with a mandritto to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Parry and Counterattack or Riposte Against Thrust, Mandritto Or Tramazzone Combination
When the enemy passes left to deliver the thrust to the face, parry the blow with your sword. If he redoubles with a mandritto passing right, counterattack with a riverso to the leg. If he redoubles with tramazzoni, parry them with Guardia di Testa and riposte with a thrust to the face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Defences Against Actions Initiated With Mandritto

Slip, Parry And Riposte Against Mandritto
As the enemy throws mandritto, slip the right foot back to your left and parry with Guardia d’Alicorno. Riposte with a mandritto to the head.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Defences Against Actions Initiated With Riverso

Stresso Tempo Counterattack Against Riverso on the Pass
As your enemy passes to your left to cut riverso to your face, cut with the false edge to his right temple, defending the head with your buckler.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Parry, Slip and Counterattack Against The Redoubled Riversi
Parry the first riverso with the sword, and as he throws the second, slip back your right foot near to your left, then pass forward with the left foot giving him a riverso to his face;
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Slip & Else e Fugie Against Riverso / Riverso Feint & Mandritto Combination
As he makes the riverso feint, pass back with the right foot into Cingiara Porta di Ferro. When he goes to strike mandritto, pass forward with the right foot and parry with the false edge and strike with a riverso.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Counterattack To Face Against Riverso Made Through The Inside Line
As he cuts with a riverso inside the rim of the buckler, turn a mandritto to his face.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Attack Into Preparation And Parry Riposte Against Riverso Feint & Mandritto Combination
As he feints with the riverso, extend into Guardia di Faccia. When he throws the mandritto, parry by dropping your sword hand (parry 4th) and then hit with a riverso to his right temple as you pass with the left foot.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Attack Into Preparation And Counterattack To Face Against Riverso Feint & Mandritto Combination
As your enemy passes to your right to give the riverso feint, extend into guardia di faccia. When he passes left to throw fendente, strike to his right temple with a diagonal riverso.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)

Stop Thrust and Parry or Stresso Tempo Counterattack Against Riverso, Fendente or Tramazzone Combination
As your enemy throws the riverso, turn a thrust to their sword hand, covering your own with the buckler. If he redoubles with a fendente, parry with Guardia di Testa. If he redoubles with a tramazzone, step forward with the left foot and simultaneously parry the blow with the buckler and give a stoccata to the flank, then retreat out of distance.
(Libro 1, Capitolo 10)


Previous Page | Next Page

Leave a Reply