Sidesword with Ricasso
Reproduction of the XVI century Sidesword or Sapda da lato, Firenze style with a protective ring called "Ricasso"
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This one-handed sword is inspired by XVI italian sidesword is a perfect tool for studying Renaissance fencing techniques. It have been forged by Péter regenyei who is known as one of the best swordsmith.
The steel blade is perfect for both sparring and training. The tip is about 1cm² thereby the impact is spreaded over a larger area. It is still recommended to cover the tips with a piece of leather or rubber for "blunting" the sword".
The Ricasso is a steel ring that offers an additionnal protection to the hand during sparring
Regenyei Armoury :
This sword has been forged by Péter Regenyei known as one of the today's best blacksmiths. Based in Hungary and practicing HEMA, his work is based on historical sources. Size, weight and balance are similar to the ones used by XVI century sword fencers.
"Every time I make a sword I look for the same feeling one can experience wielding a museal piece or a high quality modern replica. A good sword is light, delicate and moves effortlessly."