Some exclusive technical views on Bartitsu’s famous stick fighter Pierre Vigny as well as his surprising link with the Olympics.
In 1832 London, a group of recreational fencers got arrested for conspiring to overthrow the government.
Identifying the first known example of a sabre designed by Marey-Monge.
Some interesting excerpts from a travel book destined to French soldiers fighting around Strasbourg in 1635.
What was the job of fencing master in the Great Army like? Let’s examine their practice and it’s context.
Yesterday was the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. I thought it would then be interesting to translate a … More
Ravaton wrote the longest volume ever published on the treatment of blade wounds in wartime. This article examine his work from the viewpoint of HMA.
I recently found this article that I had stored away on my computer a few years ago and rediscovered the … More
As the Bartitsu.org website seems to be currently down, I have decided to republish here this article I had found … More
The first French cutlass regulation drill and its developper.