Swordsman Lessons

Swordsmen have completed the Terrasylvae Training Program and are fully accomplished members of The Order of the Rose. They will continue their journey on their own, which may lead to individual study, an apprenticeship, or more.

Goals

Keep Learning

A Swordsman has completed the training program, but there is still more to learn.

Develop Your Style

A Swordsman has learned the basics and can now focus on developing their own style of fighting.

Share What You Know

A Swordsman should now share their knowledge as they continue to learn.

Available Lessons

Academy of the Sword

A complied review of Girard Thibault d’Anvers Academy of the Sword by Dubhglas of Annandale.

Tabula V

A complied review of Girard Thibault d’Anvers Academy of the Sword by Dubhglas of Annandale.

Tabula VI

A complied review of Girard Thibault d’Anvers Academy of the Sword by Dubhglas of Annandale.

Tabula VII

A complied review of Girard Thibault d’Anvers Academy of the Sword by Dubhglas of Annandale.

Glossary

A complied review of Girard Thibault d’Anvers Academy of the Sword by Dubhglas of Annandale.

Commanding by Gwynneth

I’ve thought about a few things that make effective leaders – or at least things I do that work.

Being a Harrier by Kane

With a lot of practice, I’ve learned a thing or two about what makes an effective harrier and if done well, can make a huge impact in any melee.

Planned Lessons

How to Be a Shifter

Learn how to be the fourth type of fencer: a Shifter

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Capo Ferro

Learn the historical style of fencing master Capo Ferro

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How to Be A Blocker

Learn how to be the third type of fencer: A Blocker

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Fighting with Disadvantages

Learn how to overcome various disadvantages in a fight

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How to Train An Apprentice

Learn how to train your apprentice more effectively.

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How to Fight with Non-Dominant Hand

Learn helpful strategies for fighting with your non-dominant hand

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How to Fight Lefties

Learn how to fight a left-handed opponent

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How to Communicate

Learn effective communication skills on the battlefield 

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Tips for Female Fencers

Advice from Female Fencers for female fencers

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Tips for Male Fencers

Advice from Male Fencers for male fencers

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How to Run A Tournament

Learn the setup and methods for various tournament styles.

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How to Find a Master

Learn what to look for when looking for a Master

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How to Talk About Fencing

Learn how to get the most out of fencing talk

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Battle Awareness on the Field

Learn how to be aware of the whole battlefield

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How to Marshal

Learn how to oversee a duel or melee as a Marshal

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How to Command

Learn how to command on the field effectively

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How to Be An Officer

Learn what is required of an Officer in the Company

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How to Be A Master Swordsman

Learn the requirements to become a Master Swordsman

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How to Be A Line Fighter

Learn the methods for being a Line Fighter

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How to Be A Cavalry

Learn the methods and techniques for being a Cavalry unit.

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How to Be A Harrier

Learn how to be effective as a lone Harrier

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How to Be A Shadow

Learn how to neutralize an enemy unit as a Shadow

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How to Be A Commander

Learn how to step up as a Commander

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How to Use Your Surroundings

Learn how to use the battlefield to your advantage

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How to Plan A Scenario

Learn how to plan a fun, working scenario

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How to Be A Runner

Learn how to plan a fun, working scenario

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How to Be A Charger

Learn how to plan a fun, working scenario

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Completed All the Lessons?

There is always more to learn in fencing. If you've completed all the lessons, try going back and reviewing them from the beginning.

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