sabre vs. rapier

Martial D

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You just killed rapier guy like 35 times in a row.
 
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You just killed rapier guy like 35 times in a row.

Since this match he got a longer rapier and trying to fight a dedicated thrusting blade with 6 inches of reach (much less his own arm length) has made life more difficult.
 

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Very nice - head, body, and limb attacks
I like your follow through of transitions
I have a hard time believing that your rapier opponent is left handed (or has much skill in the first place)
 

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Since this match he got a longer rapier and trying to fight a dedicated thrusting blade with 6 inches of reach (much less his own arm length) has made life more difficult.
I think you are selling yourself short. The skill differential is pretty obvious.
 

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Sounds fun! Too bad you are on the other side of the country.
If i end up taking a vacation over there, I'll send you a message. If i go by plane though, I'd need to mooch for the weapons (don't want tsa asking questions)
 

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Very nice - head, body, and limb attacks
I like your follow through of transitions
I have a hard time believing that your rapier opponent is left handed (or has much skill in the first place)
I noticed the left-handedness too. It is possible that he isnt really left-handed but he chose to fight left-handed so that the fight would not be over too quickly and @Blindside wouldnt feel too badly about himself. Ive heard tell that sometimes happens with elite-level Spanish swordsmen who are in the revenge business. Perhaps the fellow is a Spaniard...?
 
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Very nice - head, body, and limb attacks
I like your follow through of transitions
I have a hard time believing that your rapier opponent is left handed (or has much skill in the first place)

He is pretty new to rapier. When I fight his instructor it is pretty much a one sided slaughter.
 
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