Junior tryouts and tasters in 2018

A busy period through the Spring term of 2018; we’ve run multiple sessions for Beavers and Scouts in the Okehampton district with more…

HEMA reading list – Spring 2018

As requested, the beginnings of our HEMA reading list. Starting with a selection of the West Devon Swords bookshelf, the majority are works…

Our HEMA video picks playlist

In our most recent HEMA class, I was asked for a playlist of good material. While Google and YouTube will give you an…

FIE Rule Changes – Juniors

As a result of the recent FIE Congress decisions please note there have been two rule changes in relation to minimum ages for…

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…

Fencing Quiz: Saint or Sinner?

by Victoria Pritchard: Pick the answers that apply to you and add up the points in the brackets next to them to find…