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Tonight we revised material from two weeks ago. We had more people turn up than usual which meant that we didn’t have time to revise the material from last week, unfortunately.

Footwork wise we went up and down the room practicing various footwork. This was good because we got to practice without thinking too much on my behalf or getting bored.

We did the alternating drill of plate 16 and then made it to three levels of alternation. Next time I work on this I will give the students some versions of the drill with a degree of freedom built in.

We got to do 45 minutes of free fighting including some melees and aggression drills at the end.

Nice youtube – what does Tempo or Measure mean in the sword fighting context: