OCRA Juniors Fencing Apr-May 2018

Our latest half term block for junior’s fencing commences Tuesday 17 April, 5pm at Parkland Leisure Centre, all ages and abilities, including beginners,…

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…