Rapier (Capo Ferro) basic training:
Solo drill: Grip, guard position, disengages, lunge:
A sample seminar, covering some basic techniques and practice:
Part One Rapier seminar held on March 31st 2012. This is the morning session of a full day seminar. It includes structural/grounding practice, footwork, basic actions and the plays of plates 7 and 16.
Part 2: includes stringering games, plays of plates 7, 10, 13, 16, 17.
Rapier (Capo Ferro) intermediate training:
CCR drill to step 10
Adding degrees of freedom to the previous drills
Sword alone freeplay
Rapier and dagger drills:
4 dagger parries
Feint, parry, strike
Sword and dagger X parry drill.
All drills done as distance drills (see above for basic pattern)
Sword and dagger freeplay