Forgeng, Jeffrey L.
The longsword techniques described by the 16th century martial arts master Joachim Meyer are discussed. A short introduction into the style is presented and his techniques are summarized. To accompany this analysis, biomechanical modeling is used to qualitatively describe key components of the technique. Also, a list of artifacts and a short history of the longsword is presented.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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