Now I have everything I need to learn me some sidesword: a suitable sword, a treatise to work from and adequately puffy leg wear. Here are my initial thoughts.
I have been flip-flopping in my opinions regarding competitive events. This blog started out as a way to report on the IHFL and how I performed at the various legs, but I have come to realise that purely competitive fencing can have some negative consequences for the 'quality' of my fencing and also my enjoyment … Continue reading Pros and Cons of competition.
Should we abandon the historical sources and teach whatever works in sparring?
Spring has sprung and Summer is upon us. Here's a roundup of what the Wrathful Peasants have been up to.
My review of the Feile na Gaiscigh 2018!
Today's post looks at the potential pitfalls and benefits of one of our favourite training tools: Sparring.
Happy 2018, here is the very first post of the year!