Rapier technique using parrying dagger

Check out the latest rapier demonstration showing parry techniques with an off-hand weapon.  Greg Hinchcliff demonstrates fighting first with one weapon vs. two, then switches to two weapons against his opponent.

Capoferro – Great Representation of the Art and Use of Fencing

screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-5-40-03-pmRidolfo Capoferro has one of the easier treatises on rapier combat.  Included with the text are numerous illustrations or plates which lend to simpler interpretation of the source material and generally easier deciphering of his stances, guards and cuts.