My review of this weekend's Tempest event here in East Clare. We can't all get to Swordfish but we can all enjoy a little bit of Longsword!
The IHFL is done for 2017. The last event has been reviewed, the results are all in and the winner has been announced. Now it’s time for what we have all been waiting for, a roundup of the year. I’ll be comparing all four events and what it was like to fence in each one. … Continue reading Winter is Coming: time for a League Roundup and a dated TV reference…
One of the things I like to do, apart from sword fighting is... talk about sword fighting. My wife has heard too much by this stage and I sometimes have to find an alternative outlet. This weekend The Wrathful Peasants joined the ISHC at the Loughrea Medieval Festival event and I got to indulge my … Continue reading Talking about Swords and a few thoughts on Armoured Fighting.
Teaching isn't just going to benefit the student. I look at what you might learn as you pass on your skills.
A overview of the excellent Féile na Gaiscígh 2017; held in Dublin last weekend.
Why should we include competition in HEMA anyway?
Sparring groups as opposed to a formal class can offer a range of alternative flexible learning opportunities.