Notable Blog Articles

- Kendo and Olympic fencing rulesets: different approaches to encouraging specific fencing skills

- Some more thoughts on double hits

- Sharp blades and lightsabers, part 2

- Choosing a new source for study

- One handed attacks, binds, and context with the German longsword

- Viking warrior women? Or, misrepresenting research

- Practicing slowly

- Sharp blades and lightsabers: not every hit should count as a cut

- Quality, not quantity

- The Zornhaw plays according to the 3227a, Ringeck, pseudo von Danzig and Kal

- Why instructors should do research, and how they can start

- Technical variety, and the end goal of training

- Sharp blades and lightsabers: not every hit should count as a cut

- Teaching skills, and presenting a class

- Internal and external rotation of the hips and feet

- Scapular protraction and fighting

- Upper crossed syndrome

- Muscular imbalances in the hip, part 2

- Muscular imbalances in the hip, part 1

- The importance of having many interpretations

- Cutting with the German longsword, part 2

- Cutting with the German longsword?

- Some thoughts on self-improvement and on tournaments

- The nervous system and isometrics

- Chivalry according to Ramon Lull

- Fuhlen, Indes and managing defensive and offensive advantages

- The defensive advantage, the Vor, and the master strikes

- Rushing forward, and besieging

- Principles and the Book of Martial Power

- Vegetius, double-weight swords, and cutting with the gladius

- Simulators and HEMA training

- Fitness for HEMA part II: strength training

- Fitness for HEMA part I: cardio

- A perfect length II: the longsword

- A perfect length

- The messer of Talhoffer's 1467 fechtbuch

- About being fearless, according to Dom Duarte