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Sword Fighting Basics

Shire, Michael; Valentine, Rob

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ISBN 10: 0973425105 / ISBN 13: 9780973425109
Published by Michael Shire, 2003
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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0973425105 The covers are clean and shiny, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 2003. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-077640

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Title: Sword Fighting Basics

Publisher: Michael Shire

Publication Date: 2003


Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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This simple how-to manual will instruct beginners on basic body movements with a single-handed sword, and sword and shield. Stage combat basics with a sword are explained and shown with many photos of the authors demonstrating the exact moves you will learn.

About the Author:

Mich Shire has been practicing, studying, and teaching swordfighting for over ten years, owns three suits of complete historical replica armour, and is co-founder of Knights of the Wild Rose in Alberta, Canada, along with his brother Rob.

Co-author Rob Valentine, owner of Valentine Armouries in Canada, has been creating historically accurate armour and weapons for over 23 years. He has worn all styles of armour from the ancient world to the renaissance, and has studied all styles of weapons and swordsmanship.

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