Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship

A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship



The cover image of the book; A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship; by Scott M. Rodel

A Practical Guide to Test Cutting for Historical Swordsmanship
by Scott M. Rodell is a unique and straightforward guide to test cutting with swords. This work takes the practitioner through each phase of the test cutting process, from how to choose a proper sword, building cutting stands, and selecting target materials to safety concerns and important points of correct technique. Rodell’s book also covers the common repairs often needed for swords used in cutting practice. It will provide a valuable guide to all aspects of the art for swordsman from any tradition.

Publisher: Seven Stars Books & Video
104 pages, with 32 black and white photos
Price: $13.95
ISBN No. 0-9743999-5-7
Library of Congress Control Number 20089004404