Youth Class – April 8th and 15th


We began youth classes today – quite a success, if I do say so. The kids were enthusiastic, well behaved and took to training with vigour. Here are the notes on what we did those two classes. Thanks to JF for taking these for me.

April 8th

Basic overview

Basic stance
Walking forward and back
Falling from a crouch
Falling from standing
Long sword – guards
Long sword – fendente cuts
Sword parts
April 15th

Stance review
Walking forward and back
Volta Stabile
Falling from a crouch
Falling from standing
Long sword – guards review
Long sword – fendente cuts
Long sword – moulinets (to longa and fenestra, left and right)

Long sword – fendente followed by moulinet

BTW, Monday’s Companion class was cancelled – Easter long weekend.