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Absetzen (abversetzen, Absatz, setting off) is one of the 17 Hauptstucke in the recital of Johannes Liechtenauer, and is a type of parry which winds against the incoming cut, typically followed by a thrust. Joachim Meÿer describes this technique as being executed with the strait edge.

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{{#evp:youtube|iPpZIdP5kBY|Vectir (2010)|left}}

{{#evp:youtube|lo8q-BDLuzc| Sword Carolina (2015)|left}}

{{#evp:youtube|BaX3ZnKPPTA| Use of absetzen and related techniques compiled from Swordfish 2015 by Axel Pettersson (2015)|left}}