Scholastic Musings

Sidesword: Sequence of 3 Thrusts

Sidesword: Sequence of 3 Thrusts

n this video we look at section 2.96v.1 from Meyer’s 1570 text, which discusses the use of a sequence of three thrusts, one after another. This is an interesting sequence which teaches some great lessons in winding and hanging, as well having elements which are really effective for day-to-day fencing.

Refereeing in Historical Fencing: Consistency & Communication

Refereeing in Historical Fencing: Consistency & Communication

When it comes to Historical Fencing, few things draw more intense community discussion than that of rules and scoring at HEMA events.¬† This should come as no surprise – everyone’s motives and goals for taking part in Historical Martial Arts are different, and so everyone is looking¬†for the ideal ruleset which captures what it isRead more about Refereeing in Historical Fencing: Consistency & Communication[…]