Site Information

This is the recognised website for the Lochac fencing community, which is supported and hosted by the Lochac Rapier Marshallate.

All queries about fencing in Lochac should be directed to the Lochac Kingdom Rapier Marshal.

All requests for correction and revision to the site contents should be directed to the Site Admin.

Subscribe to our Atom Feed Our News Feed

News

A new Challenge for the Iron Ring of Lochac has been played
4 Dec 2018

Maestro ibn Jelal has received and met a challenge for the Iron Ring of Lochac, by Christopher ... Read More

Two Handed Swords Disallowed for Melee Combat
28 Sep 2018

Notice from the KRM Effective immediately: Two handed swords are not to be used in ... Read More

Updates to the Chronicles of the Iron Ring
1 Aug 2018

The journal of Maestro ibn Jelal, in the Chronicles of the Iron Ring has been updated. The ... Read More

More News Entries
Categories
    Archives

    Articles

    Understand:
    Some Words from the Ancient Masters - Achille Marozzo


    by ibn Jelal

    Originally published in Punta Dritta - July AS XL (2005)

    ...And I tell you again that you must never attack without defending, nor defend without attacking, and if you do this you shall not fail...

    ...I want you to know that it is a beautiful mystery to know how to teach people well, more than to just play; for a man, if he knows how to play well and does not know how to teach, is not good (he is single): but one that knows how to teach well, is good for many people; and know that when he knows the one and the other, he is of double virtue and is a double master...

    Marozzo, Achille, Opera Nova dell'Arte delle Armi (Modena, 1536)

     

     

    Last updated on 8 Apr 2011, 22:15:50.