Known European styles

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Known European styles

Post by Roger N » Sat Nov 28, 2009 1:55 pm

Here are the styles I know of. See samples below. Please let me know if you have something which should be added.

Liechtenauer tradition
Staff, pike, spear, halberd, pollax

Fiore Dei Liberi tradition
Staff, pike, spear, halberd, pollax

France
Jeu de la Hache (Pollax), Le Canne / Canne de Combat / Baton Francais (Cane) /
Penn-Bhaz (Britanny) / Bâton de Béarn / Makila (Basque, so also Spain ) / Canne/bâton Lafond / Canne Fouet

UK
Quarterstaff (Staff), Bataireacht / Shillelagh / Irish Stick Fighting (Cane) / Vigny cane / Fairbairn stick

Germany
Stockfecthen (Staff)

Portugal
Jogo Do Pau (Staff, baton)

Italy
Liu-bo-nana (Staff), Scherma di Bastone, Grande Bastone, Bastone Genovese/Siciliano/Piemontese/Pugliese (large stick)

Canary Islands
Juego Del Palo (Staff)

Belgium
Canne Royale

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Liechtenauer tradition
Staff, pike, spear, halberd, pollax
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmNTKy8LJiY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVBTRFQqKGA&feature=PlayList&p=91455112C99BF91D&index=0&playnext=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZAoKFcpseo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb2jn1EV3g4

Fiore Dei Liberi tradition
Staff, pike, spear, halberd, pollax
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48j5Vtto90Y

France
Jeu de la Hache (Pollax), Le Canne / Canne de Combat / Bâton Francais (Cane)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0__qAg3jRew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTS2xhTZUD8


UK
Quarterstaff (Staff), Bataireacht / Shillelagh / Irish Stick Fighting (Cane)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhMfnvwzRpY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d43qH9w5Dow&feature=related

Germany
Stockfecthen (Staff)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzgi8kB6cPU

Portugal
Jogo Do Pau (Staff, baton)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmcYaSHdL5s&feature=related

Italy
Liu-bo-nana (Staff), Scherma di Bastone, Grande Bastone, Bastone Genovese/Siciliano/Piemontese/Pugliese (large stick)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXClz6KXLkM&NR=1


Canary Islands
Juego Del Palo (Staff)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJtWbCduRvM
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Re: Known European styles

Post by Bobo Krustev » Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:07 am

I really like how you used 'styles'. I do not understand how so many people only study the writings of Fiore, or Lichtenauer, without ever looking to check on what the other one said, when they were both using the same types of weapons, in th same era and in the same context. While there are differences in the way they taught and wrote about their practice and use of the sword, the essential principles of both the Italian and German schools are absolutely identical. I really hate to hear somebody saying 'Well, we study just Lichtenauer and I don't now anything about that Fiore guy' or something along these lines.

I really respect the way you look for the techniques and wisdom of different styles of medieval fighting, be it with polearms or swords.
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