Action Writing Video Refences

Here’s a list of video resources for various action scenes (whether it’s for writing, art, or just for fun). Beside each one will be a small description of what’s in each video.

Fighting in General

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3n7MKHEwA9xXBErhXYZbMQ (Amazing channel by people who make these weapons) 

Swordplay 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHP4pSQvbxk (Polish saber fighting demonstration)

Archery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEG-ly9tQGk (fast archery explanation/demonstration)

Martial Arts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hXjr_7bSdg (Krav Maga Compilation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63ENGr82p0o (Aikido Competition)

Parkour/Freerunning (Warning: People Hanging from Extreme Heights)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVILaXvspcU (Compilation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMmrDpsYr0s (Compilation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUHEeFYJt-M (Compilation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMi0kEzXl8o (Compilation)

Horseback Riding 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcAOJmXwbaE (Casual Jumping)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwFFZj6zICI (Jumping Compilation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7TyAHqgl1M (Jumping Competition)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLGZbeC1kzc (Horse Racing on a Formal Track)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVbMdU5pn-I (Informal Beach Race)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rp0xmcVKSg (Horse Vaulting Competition- Women)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5ZaQNoMUWQ (Horse Vaulting Competition- Men)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vY3wmWT-sb8 (Lipizzaner Stallions Dancing)

Jousting

NOTE: Full Metal Jousting is an entire show dedicated to this, if anyone is interested. The first link below is part of the first episode and will give you a decent idea of the show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48BS6mM8vd4 (Full Metal Jousting Part of Episode 1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20GKCMMFDYk (Looks like some Renn Fair Jousting)

~Victoria

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