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by Dr. Jeffrey Forgeng, Higgins Armoury Museum curator and instructor (former Ann Arbor Sword Club member). A far more detailed, scholarly manual of German Longsword based on Leichtenauer and Meyer.
Hanko Döbringer fechtbuch from 1389 - "side-by-side". Translation and transcription by David Lindholm and friends. Manuscript based on Leichtenauer which colorfully brings out
the verbal flavor of the original combat manual. Includes cautions
for those that think they can re-invent fencing techniques.
Fist-Fighting, Wrestling and Fight-Books. By Jeffrey Hull. Why Punching is a poor choice compared to wrestling techniques in period combat (and why knights didn't bother with it). An excellent discussion.