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Old 04-24-2019, 06:50 AM   #10
jason taylor
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Default Re: [MA] [LT] Dueling Buckler and Shield-Hand Knife

Originally Posted by seycyrus View Post

In the first video, he's not suffering a penalty to either his block or his knife skill, rather he is allowing himself another option with his off hand at the expense of the other when the other option is exercised.

In the second video (katar/dagger) he is mitigating his reduced parry with the dagger, in a manner akin to the cross technique.

The above relates to the weapons in the hand, and not to the position-counter position-dance flow movement that the practitioners seem to suggest would occur in the fight.
It would be interesting to be able to have enough examples to filter personal ticks from any given fighter.
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