A video on the history of the Jugger chain and why it evolved as it did, as well as one about the German Refereeing Rules and Best Practice, are live now:
UPDATE: It is done! Watch the video.
A call to all Master Chain players in Jugger: Uhu is currently collecting takes of the best chain player moves, to assemble them in a chain masterclass video. Read the twitter post.
We already have received a number of excellent clips, but it is still time for more—so if you are a master chain, grab your spar and send your favourite special moves! See Uhus Learn the Chain 101 Class for Beginners as an example below (though the techniques there are repeated for training purposes).
Anti-Chain techniques will also follow ... later!
Tech details: 720p landscape, zoom in on player, each technique front and one side, around 10 seconds per take; mp4 link via Mediafire, Google Drive etc. is fine.
For those who seek inspiration and advice for their Jugger trainings, there are some new videos out on YouTube.
What is Jugger [ver 1.0]
After 12 years, and 30 years after the release of the movie "Blood of Heroes", the original What is Jugger introduction video (ver. 0.85a) has been completely redone and now went live as What is Jugger 1.0, on YouTube.
A Complete Training
In Jugger Coach: Uhus Jugger Tutorials XI, a complete training session is presented as a quick walkthrough, featuring techniques from warm-up, individual skill training up to team training and team building.
A Comprehensive Guide to the Basics
Also, a new tutorial series has surfaced recently: "Der Königsweg" by Peter's Pawns features comprehensive and pointed, well-made focus tutorials on certain aspects, starting with the base stance for differnt spars types. Language is German, but it's absolutely worth to check it out!
Addendum: Commented Finals at Deutsche Meisterschaft 2019 by Jugger Masterclass
Okay, this is not a training tutorial by itself, but it is brilliantly done: A professional sports channel-looking recording, including SloMos and live comments, of the DM 2019 Finals in Berlin. Ansolutely worth watching and a good way to learn by the techniques of these two top-level Jugger teams!
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If you know good video playlists about Jugger topics (tournament clips, spars making, fighting/playing tutorials), you are welcome to drop us a note.
At Uhus Jugger Tutorials, a playlist on spars making has been launched.
Featuring a step-by-step guide on solid rod core spars (shortsword, longsword, Q-Tip, staff), shield making, including different shield core materials like plywood, plastic, EPP and basics on suitable materials, grip and chain making and more.