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By Jason Vail

Daggers are pointed out in lots of smooth books approximately medieval and Renaissance swordplay, yet in the past none defined how daggers have been utilized in wrestle. Drawing from assets written from 1409-1600 (including the works of Hans Talhoffer, Fiore dei Liberi, Filippo Vadi, Joachim Meyer and more), this e-book makes use of step by step pictures and ancient illustrations to illustrate the lethal and potent recommendations of eu dagger battling. Talhoffer and the others have been males with actual combating adventure, no longer self-promoted "grand masters" or denizens of the learning corridor, they usually wrote the manuals that shape the root for Medieval and Renaissance Dagger strive against. The dynamics of the knife struggle haven't replaced over the centuries, and the masters' classes are as helpful opposed to an attacker with modern tactical folder as they have been opposed to the 1st dagger.

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