Drill Instruction


Manual of Arms Videos

By Sam Cathey

A series of videos that review the arms positions from several different manuals, with specific attention to the timing of motions (beats-per-minute).

Support for Support Arms

By Marc A. Hermann

The position of Support-Arms is often butchered by reenactors.  This article reviews and compares the instruction in various manuals, and provides original photos showing troops performing Support-Arms in the proper manner.