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«Memorial da Prattica do Montante» videos Tuesday April 26th, 2016 – Posted in: Verdadeira Destreza, Videos

Our fellow Ton Puey in his school Academia da Espada, is doing extensive work of theoretical and practical research in the regras (lit. «rules», set chains of actions) for the iberian montante two-handed sword. In this effort, he recorded here a first draft of his interpretation of the 32 rules (16 single and 16 composite) that master Diogo Gomez de Figueiredo left written in his Memorial da Prattica do Montante. Do not miss the opportunity…

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An Overview of the Iberian Montante Sunday April 24th, 2016 – Posted in: Verdadeira Destreza

This article gathers a series of notes written while studying the sources on the Iberian montante sword of the late XV century and following centuries. The extant sources are listed and analysed. Different approaches to teaching this weapon’s handling are described, stressing those who can provide a context for its use.

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