You can tell when a sword lands flat. With MATH!
Even though we have tournaments all year I kind of felt like we had a tournament season. I was wrong…
That’s right, you heard me. Geometry forbids keeping your edge in line while the tip is below the hands.
I know it sounds ridiculous, but I have come across someone who thought they could bat a cut out of the way by hitting the backside of the blade with their hand…
It was the first two words that got you hooked, right?
I was cleaning up my computer and I found yet more data that I had tabulated for my own interest. And then I remembered that time I threw some random data I found into an article and it became one of my most viewed posts.
Differences in tournament format can have a surprising effect on the overall match results, even for the exact same fighting. Does that sound confusing? Read on!
The short answer to everything is always F = ma. For the longer answer, read the article.
Longpoint showed us that once again we want to be going deep and targeting the head, if we care about the afterblow at all that is.
This year I had the privilege of helping out the Longpoint team with software support, and on the way go to offer my two cents about some of the things.