Fencing in the Ancient World

The word “Carma” coming from Sanskrit refers to fencing in ancient times. The modern word “Escrime” is used to signify the art of…

WDS Bartitsu sampler

For our last session of the year, the Okehampton group undertook a wee sampler from the Bartitsu canon of E.W. Barton-Wright. Edwardian costume…

Foil: The Sport of Kings

by Robin Catling: The foil is a descendant of the light court sword formerly used by nobility to train for duels – there…