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 Continue reading
Continuing in my presentation of knife fighting traditions, I found these two detailed descriptions of Argentinian Gaucho dagger fencing from the Continue reading
Monday, October 3, 1904 Watertown Daily Times Fencing bouts indulged in by Italians with blunt weapons Man Suspected of Baddato’s (sic) Continue reading
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.