SAVE WHEN YOU BUY BOTH SIGMUND RINGECK BOOKS BY DAVID LINDHOLM AND PETER SVARD AS A SET.
In the history of the martial arts of Western Europe, there are few individuals whose contributions have been as instrumental in shaping the generations that followed as Sigmund Ringeck. In Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Art of the Longsword
, David Lindholm and Peter Svärd give new life to the longsword instruction found in Ringeck's 15th-century manual, as well providing advice for modern practitioners. Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Arts of Combat
, the lavishly illustrated companion to Longsword
, examines Ringeck's instruction on fighting with the sword and buckler, fighting in armor with longsword and spear, and wrestling.
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David Lindholm has an MA in medieval archaeology and history from the University of Lund and works as a writer and archaeologist. He has been training in European swordsmanship since 1986 and has some experience in Western fencing, iaido and kenjutsu. He is a member of ARMA (the Association for Renaissance Martial Arts) and directs the ARMA study group in Malmö, Sweden.
Peter Svärd is an art director and illustrator for a Swedish Internet consultancy firm. He has been active in various medieval/fantasy societies since the late 1980s, training with swords on and off for about 10 years.
John Clements has practiced cut-and-thrust swordsmanship for almost 20 years and trains regularly in long-sword, sword and shield, sword and buckler, sword and dagger, Medieval spear, and rapier and dagger methods. He lectures on historical weaponry and is an ardent promoter of contact-weapon sparring with historical replica swords.