Jakob Sutor, Neu Kunstliches Fechtbuch

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The image on the right shows a man in the Bounce Strike which is both a single and double strike. The single Bounce Strike is a response to an overhead strike. Engage first at the Weak, barely touching, then raise the sword over your head and hit from the left with a quick agile strike against his ear, allowing the sword to follow through the momentum with a slice to his head (second strike) while pushing against the strong.  The man on the right started in the position called Hanging Point: stand with your right foot forward, hold your sword with arms outstretched ahead and over your face, so the sword hangs somewhat downward.  

For another view of the Prellhau or Bounce Strike, see Meyer page 13.

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