Some exclusive technical views on Bartitsu’s famous stick fighter Pierre Vigny as well as his surprising link with the Olympics.
Tag: La Canne
Living off the sword under Napoleon : A history of the fencing masters of the Grand Army
What was the job of fencing master in the Great Army like? Let’s examine their practice and it’s context.
Jafsie’s stick fencing: The first video evidence of Irish stick?
Rodney Bennett, our fervent video archivist from Victorian and Edwardian Martial Arts found an interesting video of a certain Dr.Condon … More
Duffing rascals: What is La canne?
La canne, the fascinating French art of fighting with a walking stick. Let’s delve into it’s history.
The sticks of Joinville : What is French Baton?
All about the French art of the Bâton, or as some call it “Grand Bâton” or “Great Stick”.
What is Irish stick fighting?
All about the art of Irish stick fighting or Bataireacht.
Singlestick… Or is it? Stick sports in America, an investigation
Was singlestick presented at the 1904 Olympics? Was Teddy Roosevelt an ardent singlestick fighter? Or was it all something else?