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.
A selection of some of the earliest videos of Western Martial Arts.
A selection of unusual weaponized canes from a recent auction.
L’histoire des arts martiaux au Québec, des premières nations en passant par l’arrivée des Européens et celle des arts martiaux de l’Asie.
The Franco-Russian sabre manual of Alexandre Valville, fencing master to the Imperial Guard, published in 1817.
All about the French art of the Bâton, or as some call it “Grand Bâton” or “Great Stick”.
A unique method of cane defense as described by James I. Pearson in 1924.