The Roman shield (scutum) is most famously paired with the sword (gladius), but they were commonly paired with the spear in the earlier and later periods. Here we have a little look at the Roman shield and spear used together.
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Please excuse the clip out, I removed the point where the washing machine started singing.:) Specs for swords: Overall length – 97 cm / 38.2 in Blade length: 78 cm / 30.7 in Handle: 11 cm / 4.7 in Cross: 19 cm / 7.5 in POB: 7 cm / 2.7 in Flexibility: 11kg / 24.2lbs…
Medieval shield straps for wearing or suspending the shield around the neck or back are called the guige. Here I look at their possible uses and advantages. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
I have discovered the real secret to the Roman Army shield (scutum) and it will literally blow your mind. Shield from Fabrica Cacti, sword from Dynasty Forge.
Separated by 1000 years and thousands of miles, at first sight there isn’t much to compare between the Beja warriors of the Sudan and the warriors of early-medieval Scandinavia known as vikings. But there are some similarities in the weapons they used. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
A first look at the great training shields (Roman scutum) from Fabrica Cacti. The Roman scutum is probably the most important weapon in understanding the Roman Army’s battle tactics. Fabrica Cacti: https://www.facebook.com/FabricaCacti/ Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
How were spears used in ancient and medieval times? In the first part, we look at plausible ways to change the side and method of gripping the spear. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
Competitions can be great for martial arts, but let’s not forget that most people who practice martial arts don’t want to compete.