Big Shield Techniques from Hammaborg

wappen.gifYou may or may not be aware that there are several people doing good work trying to reconstruct big round shield and sword techniques. There are no known medieval ‘fight-books’ that detail big round shield techniques. Much of it is guess work based off later period shield techniques (such as Talhoffer’s duelling shields) and period artwork.

Hammaborg, a German HEMA group, has put some excellent videos of their shield work online.

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~ by Magnus on 8 January, 2008.

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