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L’Ange Chapter 8 – Parry and Riposte on the Inside

The first parry that L’Ange formally teaches is on the inside. It begins when your opponent constrains you in Quarta with the intention of thrusting in the same. 877 more words


L’Ange – Chapter 7, One Play with Multiple Drills

When you first read chapter 7 it may seem like a series of individual drills, but in actuality they all flow together into one play. … 566 more words


Corné & Yolandi's Wedding

Corné and Yolandi Hattingh got married in Secunda in March 2011 and I had the privilege to capture some memories of this special occasion.  Rain threatened to ruin the outdoor photo’s but in the end the overcast sky helped to soften the light a bit.   32 more words


Hanging out with the De Bruyns.

Meet our friends Craig, Jeanine, Jared and Cayley de Bruyn.  We did this shoot in January this year just before Jared had to leave for a study & work stint in the UK.   28 more words


L’Ange – Chapter 2 More on Quarta and Secunda

L’Ange begins with a salute, which I won’t repeat here. I will note that he warns to only use the salute in a friendly match, never when fighting in earnest. 363 more words


L’Ange – Chapter 1 Secunda

Here is the illustration of Secunda.

Features of the guard as per the illustration

  • Hand is turned to that the palm is down
  • Quillons are vertical…
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