Ulrich von L...n wrote:Tony Wolf wrote:Captain Hutton would have ground his teeth mightily at this article ...
What do you think he would have criticized in this article?
Ulrich von L...n wrote:To be honest I cannot see how or why Hutton's own saber fencing system - based on what we have in his Cold Steel - could have been any more useful in hand-to-hand combat with an aggressive and determined native warrior.
Thearos wrote:I suppose a dart (or paintball) gun in one hand, a fencing mask on the head and a nylon waster might make for a good simulation. But it would look well daft.
Thearos wrote:The section in "The Swordsman" (cheap edition) is about supplementing his system, with passing steps, disarms, and pommel action or slicing draw cuts (coup de Jarnac), against an Afridi with sword and buckler.
Ulrich von L...n wrote:Presumably you talk about The swordsman. A manual of fence for the foil, sabre and bayonet (1898)
Phil C wrote:Ulrich von L...n wrote:Presumably you talk about The swordsman. A manual of fence for the foil, sabre and bayonet (1898)
I haven't mine to hand to check but it's more likely to be in "The Swordsman - A Manual of Fence and the Defense Against an Uncivilised Enemy".
Ulrich von L...n wrote:Why Hutton thought that his system was much better than Masiello's?
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