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Destreza historical fencing
The Verdadera Destreza is a fighting system born in Spain during the 16th century. At the beginning, it was reserved to a little cast of hidalgos and it allowed the 'Grandes', the Spanish high noblemen, to be among the best European swashbucklers for two centuries. Destreza is the first book written in english devoted to the spanish fencing system. It teatches all the tech ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published by Black Parrot Editions
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Almost certainly the best English language text for learning La Verdadera Destreza, the Spanish school of swordplay. While there are a few other translations of historical texts available, this work provides interpretation and instruction to the reader, in addition is many photographs and illustrations. Even better, the auther has a great many companion videos on youtube which demonstrate the techniques described. This book along with the videos are a tremendous learning resource. I've just orde ...more
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