This was the first week’s lesson in Bolognese sword & buckler for Term 4 at Stoccata Drummoyne. (7 Oct 2015)
- X-cuts pattern stationary
- Mandritto & Riverso passing left & right from Porta di Ferro Stretta
- Inside Falso Parry & Mandritto from Porta di Ferro Stretta
Gioco Stretta Plays – True Edge to True Edge
Direct Attack With Thrust To The Head
Pull back your sword, and passing left extending a thrust to the right temple, accompanied by your buckler. This action also counters every deadly blow.
[Libro 3, 15th action of true edge to true edge]
Parry Riposte Against Thrust To The Head
Parry the thrust with your false edge, and riposte with a mandritto to the face.
[Libro 3, Counter of the 15th action of true edge to true edge]
Direct Cut To Head With Riverso
Pass left and throw riverso to right temple
[Libro 3, 1st action of true edge to true edge]
Counterattack Against Riverso To Temple
When your enemy passes to throw riverso to your right temple, throw mezzo mandritto to the head, ending in Guardia di Faccia.
[Libro 3, Counter of the 1st action of true edge to true edge]