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Crawley’s Five A’s of French Fencing

Phil Crawley, Provost with the Black Boar Swordsmanship School and administrator with the Smallsword Symposium, has gleaned these 5 themes of French fencing from a number of 18th and 19th Century texts.  They are presented here with his permission, and … Continue reading

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The Art of Never Being Killed or Wounded in a Duel

The estimable Phil Crawley recently posted this excerpt to the Smallsword Symposium group. Given the gravity of a legitimate duel, this is refreshing approach from an entirely different direction. This is reblogged here with Mr. Crawley’s permission. By the care … Continue reading

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Featuring Mr. Philip Crawley

This is for all of you who are fans of French fencing in its various forms.  P.T. Crawley has translated into English several French fencing books.  Here is a small selection: Girard’s “A Method for Smallsword & Spadroon”:  Leboucher’s “Theory … Continue reading

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