Training Curriculum

V. Streitaxe (Pollaxe)

Knee Hook Counter to a Double Unterstich

Figure 1 Figure 2
figure 1 figure 2 If your opponent attacks with a Double Unterstich you should strike your hands down to displace his attack with a sweeping motion of your Demy Hache, then pass forward with your right foot while remaining am Axt.
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figure 3 figure 4 As soon as your Croix passes your opponent’s knee, rotate your axe and hook the Bec de Faucon/Taillent on his knee from behind, then lunge back sharply while pulling violently with both arms to pull your opponent’s leg off the ground.

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