ARMOURED MEDIEVAL TOURNAMENT ART

 


THE SIX EVENTS OF TOURNAMENT

 

 

 

The Medieval Tournament appearing suddenly from the mists of times

 

 

       For fulfiling the meeting between the Traditional Martial Arts and the History, our Department of Võ-Trận Đại-Việt establishes the « Armoured Medieval Tournament » including the « Six Events of Tournament » inspired by the « Rules of Ðại-Việt Medieval Military Examination » from LÝ Dynasty (1009-1225) and TRẦN Dynasty (1225-1413), above all from Posteriors-LÊ Dynasty, in the times of Lord Trịnh-Giang (1729-1740) :

 

Stand of Mandarins-Judges of the Examination
NGUYỄN Dynasty (1802~1945)

 

Re-Enactment of Military Examination Scenes
in the Year of 2008 at the old Imperial Capital of Huế.


 

 

 

 


1Archery Event

1a – Pedestrian Archery :
Demonstration of Archery's Codified Sequences
(Thiết-Thai Cung ; Chấn-Thiên cung ; Xuyên-Tiễn Cung)

1b – Equestrian Archery :
Bách-Bộ Xuyên Kim-Tiền
(To Shoot Targets over a distance of 100 Steps at gallop)

 

 

 

 

 

2Blade-Breaker Wielding Event

2a – On Foot Fighting :
To Wield the Blade-Breaker in Martial Clothing
To Wield the Blade-Breaker in Armour

2b – On Horseback :
To Break Pikes by galloping in Martial Clothing
To Break Pikes by galloping in Armour

 

 

 

 

3Sword Wielding Event

3a – On Foot Fighting :
To Wield Sword and Shield in Martial Clothing
To Wield Sword and Shield in Armour

3b – On Horseback :
To Wield Sword and Shield in Martial Clothing
To Wield Sword and Shield in Armour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 Spear Wielding Event / Javelin Throwing Event

4a – On Foot Fighting :
To Wield the Spear / ... in Martial Clothing
To Wield the Spear in Armour

4b – On Horseback :
To Wield the Spear / ... by galloping in Martial Clothing
To Wield the Spear by galloping in Armour

 

5Pole-Arms Wielding Event (Vouge / Halberd / Pertuisane...)

5a – On Foot Fighting :
To Wield Pole-Arms in Martial Clothing
To Wield Pole-Arms in Armour

5b – On Horseback :
To Wield the Vouge / ... by galloping in Martial Clothing
To Wield the Vouge / ... by galloping in Armour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6Medieval Weapons Fighting Event

6a – On Foot Fighting :
Martial Clothinged Fighting with Medieval Weapons
Armoured Fighting with Medieval Weapons

6b – On Horseback :
Martial Clothinged Fighting with Medieval Weapons
Armoured Fighting with Medieval Weapons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(To be continued...)

 

     

 

 

Department of Medieval Martial Arts
Võ-Trận Đại-Việt
Bình-Định SA-LONG-CƯƠNG

 

 

 

 

 

 

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