What is swordplay?

  • (noun): The act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully.
    Synonyms: play

Some articles on swordplay:

Camillo Agrippa - Biography
... work may have been the inspiration for the Spanish school of swordplay (commonly referred to as Destreza) ... in the film "The Princess Bride" during the swordplay scene above the Cliffs of Insanity when Inigo and Westley (then dressed as the Dread Pirate Roberts) engage each other in ...
Historical European Martial Arts - Revival - Development of The Modern HEMA Community
... Martial Arts (ARMA) held the Inaugural Swordplay Symposium International conference and since 2003 has held the ARMA International Gathering every two to three years ... In 2003, the Australian Historical Swordplay Federation became the umbrella organization for groups in Australia, and an annual Australian Historical Swordplay Convention has been hosted ...
Martial Arts Of Zhou Tong - Military - Eighteen Weapons of War - Swords
... Now he was giving a performance of his swordplay ... How did he play? How he did play? Ha! How could this be called swordplay! He looked like a snowball, as if he were totally wrapped in snow! He performed his swordplay extremely well!” The tale continues on to ... Yangzhou Storytelling On Video reads, "During Wu Song’s stay in the capital, he studies the swordplay of the 'Rolling dragon sword' from the senior master, Zhou Tong." ...
Omnia (band) - Band Line-up - Previous Band Members
... dance, percussion) Louis "Luka" Aubri (swordplay, didgeridoo, vocals, percussion) Mirjam "Ursula" van den Boogaard (percussion) Nico "Caligula" (percussion) Angela ""Thalia" (dance) Mark "Argus" van den ...
Dugu Qiubai - Roles - The Smiling, Proud Wanderer
... Dugu's swordplay technique Nine Swords of Dugu (獨孤九劍) is featured in this novel ... This form of swordplay has nine forms, each of which can be used to defeat and overcome a certain type of attack ... Once the essence of the swordplay is grasped, the swordsman can use it in endless forms and variations, hence the swordplay is said to take no fixed ...