Handed" Sword Fighting

How To : Boffer sword fight with one or two handed weapons

So you're a LARP master, are you? You don't know it, but I'm laughing right now. You're no master until you've gained a little foam boffer sword fighting knowledge from the Knights of Gray. In this video tutorial you'll learn how to fight with one-handed or two-handed boffe ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with one-handed strike drills

The Knights of Gray are back, and they're are here to teach you some boffer sword fighting drills to practice with for your upcoming LARP events. This video tutorial covers not only one-handed strike drills, but thrusts with the foam boffer weapon as well. You'll also learn c ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with two-handed long weapons

Boffer. You've heard it, you've used it, you've died by it, but have you done it well? The Knights of Gray teach you in this video tutorial, how to use a boffer weapon that needs two hands. So, if you're a LARPing wannabe, or a LARP professional, then you need to watch this. ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with a short spear

Live action role-playing. LARP. LARPing. The battlefield. Boffer. Sword fighting. DEAD. Do these terms ring a bell? They should, if you're anywhere but heaven. This video tutorial from the Knights of Gray shows you how to use a boffer spear and why. This foam boffer weapon i ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with duel wielding

Duel boffer sword wielding! It's twice as defensive, twice as offensive, and twice as aggressive. The Knights of Gray brings you this video tutorial on how to boffer sword fight with duel wielding. Yes, that means two swords, and using them at the same time during your LARPin ...more

How To : Use Your "Wrong Hand" to Relieve Anger

Since picking up your first crayon, chances are you've had a favorite, or dominant, hand. That hand gets you through the day, taking care of everything from writing to eating. If you've ever been forced to rely on your "wrong hand", you know how uncomfortable and unwieldy it f ...more

Playing Tera Online : Introduction

Tera Online is a beautiful Korean MMO with real time combat. The game is coming to the states towards the end of the year. Unlike other MMOs were combat is target specific (lock on target) and dependant on skill timers and macros, Tera Online focuses on fast area of effect act ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with the rules and code

This lesson in boffer sword fighting with the Knights of Gray is the most important of them all! This video tutorial for all you LARPers out there focuses on the rules and the code of foam boffer weapon fighting. Respect. Honor. Discipline. Control. Bravery. This is what we ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with thrusts

Thrusting, thrusting, thrusting... No, we're not talking about sex here, we're talking about LARPing. To be specific, boffer sword fighting. Let the Knights of Gray teach you in this video tutorial about how to thrust with your foam boffer sword. Let's face it, it's time you ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with the Knights of Gray

Check out this video from the Knight of Gray. If you are a LARPer, and are art of a LARPing association, then you must check with your league to see if you can even use these boffer fighting techniques. The Knights of Gray do not teach for live action role-playing, they teach ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with the proper education

The Knights of Gray... um... The Pirate Guild? Bored of being indoors? Well, see what PVC pipe, duct tape, and foam insulation, otherwise known as a boffer weapon, can do for you. In this video tutorial, you'll learn all about what a boffer exactly is and what you can and ca ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight, after learning about boffers

Okay, you're ready to go out and kick some serious ass with you boffer? But wait... you don't even know what a boffer is? This video tutorial from the Knights of Gray will give you the information to succeed, even if you are a LARPer. A boffer sword is PVC pipe, foam insulat ...more

How To : Completely make a foam boffer sword for LARPing

This four-part video tutorial will show you how to make a basic boffer sword for full contact padded weapons fighting and live action role-playing. This is inexpensive, easy to make, safe to fight with, and they work well for awesome LARPing. Padded weapons built to these spe ...more

How To : Saber Fence

Sword fighting, or saber fencing, is a recreational sport that tests quick action and solid defense. Learn more about saber fencing from our fencing expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Saber Fence. Saber Fence - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Grip a racquet properly for playing squash

Don't let your teammate suck the fun out playing squash. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to grip your racquet properly. These racquet gripping tips are sure to score you some points. Watch and learn how use the backhand and sword fighting grip. Don't' forget tha ...more

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How To : Make realistic looking prop swords

So you want to make a film, and in that film you want to have a sword, but you can't buy one, not to mention real ones are pretty dangerous. Your insurance costs will go through the roof! Well, here's you solution. Check out this helpful two-part video tutorial on how to make ...more

How To : Obey the basic rules of sabre fencing

Learn the basics of fencing with a sabre sword including the general rules, protective wear, and fighting techniques with expert fencing tips in this free basis sabre fencing video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Obey the basic rules of sabre fencing. Obey the basic rules of sab ...more

How To : Build a fun foam boffer sword

Watch this video tutorial to see how to build a fun foam boffer sword! These boffer swords for any of your larping needs! You will need: 2½ feat of ½ inch PVC 2½ feet of Pipe insulation that can cover ½ inch piping 2½ feet of Pipe insulation to cover that pipe insulation 1 r ...more

How To : Make a boffer sword for practice or just for fun

Are you apart a LARP association? No, well maybe you just like boffer fighting just for fun then, hmm? Well, this video tutorial is for you. See how to make some cool foam boffer swords for LARPing or whatever by following these directions. You can even use these boffer weapo ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with speed tactics

The Knights of Gray brings you this video tutorial on how to boffer sword fight with speed tactics. Yes, that means being super fast for LARPing. Live action role-playing doesn't get much better than this. Learn the techniques of fast boffer weapon fighting! This is just the ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with a spear and staff

Okay, you've mastered the boffer sword and the boffer sphere. Now what? Perhaps a boffer staff? The Knights of Gray teach you how to fight in a LARP even with this boffer staff weapon, right here in this video tutorial. So, fellow LARPing fighter, learn the strikes and the ...more

How To : Fight a left handed opponent in boffer combat

"There is something you should know... I am not left-handed!" What to do when you're coming up against an opponent who's actually a lefty? This boffer combat tutorial shows you a few good strategies you can use when going up against lefties, especially when you both have shiel ...more

How To : Wrap your hands for boxing when fighting

A boxer knows that during and after a fight, their bodies will be aching. As a part of the job, they grit their teeth, focus and get past the pain. The most important part of a boxer's body, though, is arguably his hands. A boxer depends on his hands to win fights and to train ...more

How To : Draw a hand holding a sword

If you want to draw fantasy illustrations of brave knights slaying dragons or heroic warriors charging into battle against armies of barbarians, it's essential to know how to draw a hand holding a sword. If you try to draw a hand with a sword from memory, it probably won't tur ...more

How To : Fight with a katana sword

In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will teach you about the histoy and different types of katana swords. Tres will then show you how to handle and wear the katan properly before teaching you how to block, strike, and defend with a katana. Part 1 of 15 - How to Fight wit ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 58

Cheaters Never Prosper: But they do get quite a reputation. This is a simple mission. You need to just fight off the opponents that come at you using your bare hands. Even though you've no weapon equipped, you can still use the typical counter ability. Though you won't always ...more

How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Defeat the Ender Dragon in Minecraft the Easy Way

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. As of the 1.0 release, Minecraft has an end. That is to say, The End and the The End has Dragons. This guide is for those of who are want to visit The End and kill an Ender ...more

How To : Essential Minecraft PVP Tips

In Minecraft, a large aspect of the game is PVP (Player vs. Player Combat). A hardcore Minecraft fan will remember that back in Beta 1.8, combat was switched up, and it really changed the game around. Here are some tips on what a two-year Minecraft player has to say. Step 1: ...more

How to Play Dead Space 2 : Achievement & Trophy Guide

It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Draw cartoon pirates

Webcartoonist shows us how to draw cartoon pirates. Begin with crown of the hat (based on Long John Silver from "Treasure Island"). Start with half-moon shape. The pirate carried a parrot on his shoulder. Begin the parrot's comb, eyes, & head about level with the brim of the p ...more

How To : Feint with your weapon when fighting in boffer combat

Why bother feinting? What is a feint, anyway? This video covers the basics of feints and how you can pull off an effective and believable feint at your next boffer larp or fighter practice. This will hopefully open up your opponent to be hit with your own sword.

How to Beat Prince of Persia : The Sands of Time

Stuck in the Sands of Time? Fear not, son of Shahraman: This exhaustive, thirty-part guide presents a complete walkthrough of the fourth installment of Ubisoft's perennially popular Prince of Persia – from the opening cutscenes to the final showdown with the Vizier. The guide ...more

How To : Play Garen as your champion on League of Legends

This spotlight focuses on Garen, the Might of Demacia, a melee champion who can be brutal with a sword. This video goes over how his abilities let him deal a great deal of damage to others while taking very little himself. Here are also some useful strategies when it comes to ...more

How To : Defeat the Corrupted in Prince of Persia (2008)

If you're having difficulty dispatching any of the Corrupted from 2008's Prince of Persia, this helpful battle guide from IGN might be just what you need. If forewarned is forearmed, this video tutorial will arm you to the teeth with the necessary knowledge to beat each of Ahr ...more

How To : Practice fast hanging side twist for obliques

Learn how to do speed hanging side twist obliques. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The twist-and-lift of this pull-up exercise makes you use your obliques to fight gravity as you bring your knees and feet upward in opposing directions. Focus on cont ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

How To : Play the original board game Risk

In order to play the game Risk, begin by setting up. Name a banker. Players choose a color. The number of players determines the number of armies. Remove the jokers from the country card packs. Shuffle the cards. Deal them face down. Players may not get an equal number. Each ...more

How To : Fight the Shiva Sisters in Final Fantasy XIII

The Shiva sisters fight in Final Fantasy XIII is more to prove yourself to the sisters so you may summon them than to actually fight them. To win the battle, you must fill up the gestalt meter which appears over the sisters' heads. No one will die, one sister will actually hea ...more

How To : Make an origami ninja star (shuriken) out of paper

Shuriken are the ancient Japanese weapons you've seen ninja warriors use in the movies. Their name literally translates as "sword hidden in the hand". In this tutorial you'll learn how to make a shuriken out of paper in a few fairly simple steps. But while this throwing star i ...more

How To : Build a blue Eryndor boffer sword

All you LARPers out there, watch and see how you can make a blue boffer sword for LARPing. This weapon passes all weapons specs as of Ragnarok XXI War Council for Eryndor. To start making this Eryndor blue sword, you'll need some PVC pipe, DAP, electrical tape, duct tape, blu ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Get the Keening Blade in Dragon Age: Origins

The Keening Blade is one of the best one-handed swords in the game, and you can find it by completing the quest to kill Gaxxkang. This tutorial shows you all the different steps you have to complete in all the different maps to be able to find Gaxxkang.

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