The Knights are planning a little longsword action for the Encampment over the weekend. I have been encouraging this for some time. The guys have made wooden swords, called wasters. Here is an example of a longsword waster next to the real thing:
And here is another example of longsword sparing. These two guys are quite accomplished and the end of the fight has a bit of excitement. Unfortunately, the video quality is not the best:
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Ok, thats just incredibly cool!
I did fence for some time, but not with longswords, I fenced with a foil. It was loads of fun.
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