Romancing the Sword [re-post]

The final release poster for Alita: Battle Angel is out and she’s holding some weirdly unidentifiable, but cool-looking sword. A 26th-century cyborg still…

The HEMA Heresy

Almost all our our study of historical European martial arts is based on original period manuscripts by fencing masters of the time. But…

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…