Tag Archives: seeking measure

Capo Ferro Chapter XI: How to Seek Measure

You can find links to all the chapters I’ve interpreted in the Historical Fencing section of the site.

I’m using two translations as my sources. The Swanger/Wilson translation of Capo Ferro’s book (download it here) and Tom Leoni’s version. Both are solid, but have weird translation issues that make more sense when each version is compared to one another. It helps to get a rounder view of the material.

In this section, we look at how to seek measure (which is to get into a position to be able to strike your opponent) while remaining safe from being struck yourself. Continue reading Capo Ferro Chapter XI: How to Seek Measure