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The Wechselhauw (Change cut) is a term used in the late period of the Liechtenauer tradition describing a cut that attacks one opening following an attack to different opening. Mair seems to refer to a cut that brings the sword diagonally from one quarter to another. Mair also uses the term for the final position of the cut. Meyer is less clear. The essence of the technique is that it follows either a faint or full cut. Either way, the second attack should target a different opening than the first.

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