German Longsword Class

ARMA Booth - Hall A

Saturday May 11, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm


The two-handed longsword was the knight's weapon of choice in the late 14th and 15th centuries across most of Europe. Spend 30 minutes learning some basic techniques, from counterstriking to disarming, drawn from the manuscripts of German Masters of Defence to see what made this weapon such a critical part of a professional soldier's arsenal.