Find great deals for Esgrima Criolla – Ilustrado Spanish Edition by Mario Lopez Osornio MINT. Shop with confidence on eBay!. I came across this while responding to another thread gaucho dueling with long knives (facones) and ponchos. The facon was for the gaucho.

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Your user name or email address: Discussion in ‘ Knife Arts ‘ started by geezerNov 6, Blood, pain, shock and motive are the cold, hard reality of the knife attack.

Many disputes were settled with the blade, as is historically documented, some of which is on this page. EC is not deeply codified at this moment, is not overly structured and does not go the colored belt or ritualized canon route and this is one of the reasons for its base functionality-and why I gravitated to it.

The Japanese are often very structured in their martial esyrima and small minutiae are of the utmost importance. Do you already have an account? It is a dueling method and, because of this, many people state that it needs other components.

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Publicado por Jorge Prina en It was born not in the current day as the vast number of martial arts you see today counter to the constant misrepresentation of their origins, most are recently modern, post WWII. An unknown destination, had this Creole, who, if he did not have a ballot the papers that said that he was a servant conchabo in some fieldfinished of fortinero, or if he refused, he had to go live in the canopies, with the Indians, to live stealing Maloneando Keeping the weapon side back when attacking brings the body much closer to the opponent vs weapon side forward.


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But this is all done with an experimental eye — does it work with a fully-resisting opponent in front of you trying to cut you? If not, it rapidly gets thrown away.

And, being entrusted with being the English-speaking representative of the beast, my goal is to promote it as such and maintain it via this manner as the English-speaking conduit for the system. It is entirely because of this that it gives an entirely honest perspective on the state of modern knife combatives and the modern knife attack.

I had thought the same at one point until delving further down the rabbit hole.

It was not the traditional kenjutsu we see practiced now. But I do know pragmatism and function when I see it after 25 years in this business.

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Does it hold up? Quite a high cost. Granted, there are techniques, terms and methods, types of specific contextual sparring, and labels for distancing, footwork, grips and positions.


A cerebral approach to personal preservation, self-defense, combatives, and martial arts. Facon Vs Dagger, Circa Anyway as a Westerner who helped on my Papa’s ranch growing up and a practitioner of Escrima FilipinaI find this Argentine cowboy Esgrima Criolla fascinating.

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Esgrima Criolla – Ilustrado Spanish Edition by Mario Lopez Osornio MINT

The loser might survive, but he A means to an end. One size does not fit all so they adapted what was necessary and applicable to them as their life rciolla on it.

Nov 6, 1. Sep 5, Messages: The gaucho had his values, he respected courage, he always preferred sharp weapons over guns of powder, he did not like to kill unnecessarily, although for fun there was always some fuss, and Don Juan Manuel de Esgima prohibited the carrying of the knife on holidays and Sundays, for something was While kenjutsu has become an avenue of perfection and specificity with minimal or no actual pressure-testing, I hope the same does not happen with EC.