The second part to Latson’s method.
A 1911 self-defense article for women and a mysterious death.
When and where was the first HEMA tournament held?
Was HEMA ever a sport? And is it now? We look at some of the particularities of sport, a relatively recent concept.
We often define things by establishing what they’re not. HEMA is no exception. What are the limits of the concept of HEMA?
In: “The sports of the world, with illustrations from drawings and photographs” (1905) For more information on HEMA pioneer Egerton…
Let’s look at some sources describing Bowie and Mexican knife fighting.
Ruth Helen Lang presents some of her tricks to defend herself in 1911 New York.
An interview with the last knife maker in Sheffield, where many Bowie knives came from.
A deadly type of self defense cane sold to Parisians in the 19th century.