Spear as Medieval Foil || Alex Spreier

Alex Spreier || High Desert Armizare || Bend, OR, USA

Weapons: Spear

An exploration of basic and advanced fencing concepts using the spear as teaching tool. We will cover basic defenses of the lines of the body, feints, second intention actions, and other actions considered essential to the art of defense. Then we will extend these understandings into more complex actions.

Gear: Minimum of 3 weapon mask, heavy leather work gloves, and heavy jacket/gambeson. Weapons needed will be a spear (preferably with a soft or rubber head).