Flos Duellatorum:

Le Guardie (The Guards)

(13) Posta di falcone (Guard of Hawk)

Son posta di falcon superba e altera
Per far difesa a ciascuna manera.

Put the hands over the head and keep the point as higher as possible. Another provocation guard.

Reference Hyper-links
Reference Page
Hans Talhoffer 1467 (tafel 1) High Guards
Giacomo di Grassi 1594 The High Ward
Giacomo di Grassi 1594 (13.2) Of the Defense of the High Ward at Two Hand Sword
Jakob Sutor 1612 High Guard - Low Guard

Last modified: February 13, 1999