A few rules on how to care for your sword like a member of the Old Guard.
Olympic fencing is white, HEMA is black…but what was it historically?
In 1895, the British army released a new sword exercise for the use of its officers, which had been in…
Continuing in my presentation of knife fighting traditions, I found these two detailed descriptions of Argentinian Gaucho dagger fencing from the…
Monday, October 3, 1904 Watertown Daily Times Fencing bouts indulged in by Italians with blunt weapons Man Suspected of Baddato’s (sic)…
A small colored booklet on broadsword fencing published in 1830 by Capt. Frederick Wroughton.
What makes HEMA truly unique in the martial arts world is how it is community driven.
A newspaper article about an Irish man defending himself with a shillelagh in 1930s Australia.
An 1845 method of singlestick based on Walker.
Where (and when) the term originates and how it came to hold the meaning it has today.