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Taking a Turn

Swordplay from the Ground: Turns of the Body Last week’s post on the Mounted Combat Green Spur Curriculum covered moving forward, back and side to side.  This week we’re adding turns to menu.  Demonstrate the three turns of the body. … Continue reading

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Martial Movement

Swordplay from the Ground: Movement Last week I covered the essentials of a balanced and martial stance.  Now we need to add mobility, without losing the effectiveness of that grounded posture, for the second item in the mounted combat checklist: … Continue reading

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Taking a Stance

Last week I gave an overview of the Mounted Combat portion of the Green Spur program, which includes Swordplay from the Ground, Swordplay Knowledge and Mounted Swordplay Knowledge.  For the next little while we’ll look at each of those checklist … Continue reading

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