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I recently started learning HEMA / German Longsword so I thought I'd build my own Medieval-Style Training Pell!

I recently started learning HEMA / German Longsword so I thought I'd build my own Medieval-Style Training Pell!

Longsword. Unknown Artist / Maker. Germany. c. 1530 - c. 1540 (pommel and guards (German). Probably late 16th century (blade). Iron or steel, rope and leather, blackened. Length: 103.5 cm. Length: 17.5 cm, grip. Width: 2.8 cm. Weight: 1.3 kg. Inscription: 'SIGNOR' with a cross on both sides. Wallace Collection A492. European Armoury I

Longsword. Unknown Artist / Maker. Germany. c. 1530 - c. 1540 (pommel and guards (German). Probably late 16th century (blade). Iron or steel, rope and leather, blackened. Length: 103.5 cm. Length: 17.5 cm, grip. Width: 2.8 cm. Weight: 1.3 kg. Inscription: 'SIGNOR' with a cross on both sides. Wallace Collection A492. European Armoury I

"Call to Arms: The German Longsword" by Bill Grandy at myarmoury.com - http://www.myarmoury.com/feature_arms_gls.html - absolutely awesome beginner's basic course in German Swordsmanship

"Call to Arms: The German Longsword" by Bill Grandy at myarmoury.com - http://www.myarmoury.com/feature_arms_gls.html - absolutely awesome beginner's basic course in German Swordsmanship

German longsword, c. 1420, Hilt 9.7 in, Blade 37 in, PoB 3 in from cross

German longsword, c. 1420, Hilt 9.7 in, Blade 37 in, PoB 3 in from cross

Joachim Meyer's German Longsword Techniques - YouTube

Joachim Meyer's German Longsword Techniques - YouTube

Every man and woman should know the anatomy of a sword (ah... a woman with a sword). If it was up to me I'd get rid of all the guns and have war fought with melee weapons; see how fast peace comes when you have a blade in your ass.

Every man and woman should know the anatomy of a sword (ah... a woman with a sword). If it was up to me I'd get rid of all the guns and have war fought with melee weapons; see how fast peace comes when you have a blade in your ass.

Alcala: German Longsword with Joachim Meyer - Scholars of Alcala - Renaissance Sword Fighting (San Diego, CA) - Meetup

Alcala: German Longsword with Joachim Meyer - Scholars of Alcala - Renaissance Sword Fighting (San Diego, CA) - Meetup

German Longsword - Rin Allen and Turner Smith - Final Cut on Vimeo

German Longsword - Rin Allen and Turner Smith - Final Cut on Vimeo

Sword play 20 German longsword sparring at the club

Sword play 20 German longsword sparring at the club

Longsword guards by Joachim Meyer, Sixteenth Century German Freifechter. | Swords, swordsmanship, and various sharp,pointy things | Pinterest | By and Century

Longsword guards by Joachim Meyer, Sixteenth Century German Freifechter. | Swords, swordsmanship, and various sharp,pointy things | Pinterest | By and Century

Fighting With the German Longsword (Revised / Expanded) (Paperback) (Christian Henry Tobler)

Fighting With the German Longsword (Revised / Expanded) (Paperback) (Christian Henry Tobler)

German Longsword,The Germans,Christian