FROM BATTLEFIELDS TO DUELLING: The evolution of Jogo do Pau
Lessons from a historical fencing system that resisted the test of time
Finding it challenging to systematize how historical fencing techniques were influenced by opponents' traits???
Jogo do Pau's unbroken lineage of several centuries culminated in a fully structured curriculum, with its take on combat context being helpful as blueprint for HEMA's trainees & researchers.
This DVD covers how technique and tactics developed over time as an adaptation to a variety of combat circumstances, e.g. how outnumbered combat and duelling against opponents of different traits brought about specific adaptations regarding combatants' selection of:
Luis Preto, Patrick Scheler