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Publications

CFAA’s membership are leading figures in the field of research, translation and interpretation of medieval and Renaissance combat manuals, with the majority of currently available instructional and academic-quality translations having been produced by Association members.

Books and Video

Journals and Peer-Reviewed Articles

Books and Video

Armizare

Arte Gladiatoria: the 15th-century swordsmanship of Filippo Vadi (Out of Print) – Luca Porzio & Gregory Mele (Chicago Swordplay Guild)

Fiore dei Liberi’s Armizare: The Chivalric Martial Arts System of Il Fior di Battaglia – Robert N. Charrette (Forteza Swordwork Guild)

Mastering the Art of Arms, Vol I: The Medieval Dagger Guy Windsor (School of European Swordsmanship)

Mastering the Art of Arms, Vol II: The Longsword – Guy Windsor (School of European Swordsmanship)

Primoris: The Rob Lovett Fiore Dei Liberi Training System – Mark Lanster, Mark Berryman & James Peyton (The Exiles Company of Medieval Martial Artists)

The Swordsman’s Companion – Guy Windsor (School of European Swordsmanship)

Veni Vadi Vici – Guy Windsor (School of European Swordsmanship)

Bolognese Fencing

 The Complete Renaissance Swordsman: Antonio Manciolino’s Opera Nova (1531) – Tom Leoni (Order of the Seven Hearts)

English Martial Arts

English Martial Arts – Terry Brown (Company of Maisters)

German Martial Arts (Liechtenauer Tradition)

Captain of the Guild: Master Peter Falkner’s Art of Knightly Defense – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Fighting with the German Longsword (Out of Print) – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Gladiatoria: A Facsimile – Bart Walczak and Dierk Hagedorn (Hammaborg)

In Saint George’s Name: An Anthology of Medieval German Fighting Arts – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

In Service of the Duke: the 15th-century fighting treatise of Paulus Kal – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Medieval Wrestling: Modern Practice of a 15th-century Martial Art – Jessica Finely (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Peter von Danzig: Transkription und Übersetzung der Handschrift 44 A 8 – Dierk Hagedorn (Hammaborg)

Poleaxe (DVD) – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Secrets of Medieval German Swordsmanship – Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

Sword, Buckler, and Messer (DVD) –  Christian Tobler (Selohaar Fechtschule)

German Martial Arts (Sword and Buckler of MS. I.33)

Dimicator (An on-going series of illustrated instructional texts) – Roland Warzecha (Dimicator)

Sword and Shield: Basic principles and techniques of medieval buckler combat (DVD) – Roland Warzecha & Tobias Wenzel (Dimicator)

Iberian Swordplay

Italian Rapier

Introduction to the Italian Rapier: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Fundamentals of Rapier Combat – Devon Boorman (Academie Duello)

The Duelist’s Companion: a training manual for 17th-century Italian rapier – Guy Windsor (School of European Swordsmanship)

The Art of Dueling: Salvator Fabris’ rapier fencing treatise of 1606 (Currently Out of Print) – Tom Leoni (Order of the Seven Hearts)

Venetian Rapier: Nicoletto Giganti’s 1606 Rapier Fencing Curriculum – – Tom Leoni (Order of the Seven Hearts)

Ridolfo Capoferro’s Art and Science of Fencing: A practical translation for the modern swordsman – Tom Leoni (Order of the Seven Hearts)

Journals and Peer-Reviewed Articles

Researching, Teaching and Training in Western Martial Arts

Jaquet, Daniel, Sorenson, Claus and Cognot, Fabrice, “Historical European Martial Art. A crossroad between academic research, martial heritage re-creation and martial sport practices,” Acta Periodica Duellatorum, Vol. 3, p. 5 – 35.

Windsor, Guy, “Notes on Forms, Intervals and Skill Progression” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

_________, “Decision-Making for Instructors,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

__________, “Developing and Training with Solo Forms: An Overview,” n Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

English Martial Arts

German Martial Arts

Bellinghausen, Jorg, ” The Dagger Plays of Gladiatoria” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

_____________, “Flow Drills as a Teaching Tool for Medieval and Renaissance Dagger Training” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.
_________________, “A Conceptual Look at the 24 Winden in Johannes Liechtenauer’s Art” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

Finley, Jessica, “Ott’s Ringen”, in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

Jaquet, Daniel,”Fighting in the Fightschools in the Late 15th, early 16th centuries,” Acta Periodica Duellatorum, Vol. I, p. 47 – 66.35.

_________ and Walczak, Bartlomiej, “Liegnitzer, Hundsfeld or Lew? The question of authorship of popular Medieval fighting teachings,” Acta Periodica Duellatorum, 2014, Vol. II, p. 105 – 148.

Tobler, Christian Henry, “Fighting from the Nebenhut: Longsword Plays from the Ringeck Fechtbuch,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

Iberian Martial Arts

Curtis, Mary Dill, “Jerónimo Sánchez de Carranza: A Man of Arms and Letters” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

Curtis, Richard “Puck” and Curtis, Mary Dill, “From Page to Practice: Fundamentals of Spanish Swordplay“, in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

Meyers, Eric and Hick, Steven, “The Iberian Montante: Sources, Techniques, and Tactics,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

Italian Martial Arts

Charrette, Robert N, “Patterns of Remedy in Il Fior di Battaglia” in Mondschein, Ken and Cramer, Michael (ed.), “Can These Bones Come to Life? Insights from Re-construction, Re-enactment & Re-creation, Vol. I: Historical European Martial Arts. Papers Sponsored by the Higgins Armory Museum and Oakshott Institute at the International Medievalist Conference (2005 – 2011), Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2014.

Hayes, Sean, “Memory and Performance: Visual and Rhetorical Strategies of Medieval Martial Arts Texts” in Mondschein, Ken and Cramer, Michael (ed.), “Can These Bones Come to Life? Insights from Re-construction, Re-enactment & Re-creation, Vol. I: Historical European Martial Arts. Papers Sponsored by the Higgins Armory Museum and Oakshott Institute at the International Medievalist Conference (2005 – 2011), Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2014.

Leoni, Tom, “The Fabris Wheel: An Introduction to the Rapier System of Salvator Fabris” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

________, “The Forgotten Weapon: The Partisan in Italian the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries” in Hand, Stephen (ed), SPADA II: An Anthology of Swordsmanship, Chivalry Bookshelf Press, 2005.

__________, “Spadone, Empress of Weapons” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

__________, “The 16th-century Judicial Duel” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

__________, “Understanding the Partisan: Forgotten Weapon of the Italian Renaissance,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

__________, “Keeping it Simple: Italian Rapier Tactics for Dummies,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

Mele, Gregory, “Bolognese Poleaxe Combat: A New Look at an Old Weapon” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

__________, “Understanding Wide and Close Play in the Tradition of Fiore dei Liberi” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

__________, “Frog DNA, Concentric Rings, and Old-Fashioned Necromancy: Reconstructing Historical European Swordsmanship,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

__________,”The Spear-Play of Fiore dei Liberi,” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. II, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2015.

O’Meara, John, “Uniting Your Forces: Power and Efficiency in Italian Rapier” in Mele, Gregory (ed), In the Service of Mars, Proceedings from the Western Martial Arts Workshop (1999 – 2009), Vol. I, Freelance Academy Press, Wheaton, IL 2010.

 

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