Talhoffer's Medieval Fight Book subject of National Geographic Channel documentary

Talhoffer's Medieval Fight Book is the subject of a National Geographic television program scheduled to air on January 25, 2011. Talhoffer was a knight and judge in Scandavia in the mid-1400's, and the program shows some of the fight strategies and unusual weapons Talhoffer described in his book.

The program features commentary by Mike Loades and historian Bettany Hughes, both from England. There are also some American medieval combat experts interviewed, as well as Terry Jones.

The program, which was recently premiered, will air again on Tuesday, January 25, at 17:00 US EDT. Check your local listings. There is also some information on the National Geographic Channel web site.