A thought experiment: what if we assigned points by how often targets were mentioned?
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Maybe this quote from the Art of War might not be the most applicable excerpt, but regardless you could always stand to learn a bit.
Counting down, rather than up. Would you be surprised to hear that I actually think that’s better?
Not too long ago I published the article “Accelerating the Wrist in a Cut – It Doesn’t Work!”. A few valid questions were raised, and they deserve answers.
Is there such a thing as home field advantage in HEMA tournaments? Do international or local fencers tend to win more matches?
Despite what you may want to believe, you CAN NOT have acceleration at the wrist and a locked structure at the moment of contact!
While FNY was based on single hit matches, this was not the interesting part of the rules at all!
For those who care.
Learn about the exciting life cycle of cracks! From infant little microfractures to all grown up break-my-new-feder cracks.
Can the Bilateral Hits measurement tell us about Afterblows and Doubles? Or are they essentially independent quantities?