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.
Today's post looks at the potential pitfalls and benefits of one of our favourite training tools: Sparring.
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!
Well, it has been literally weeks since I last made a blog post. I am annoyed with myself for leaving it so long but I have just not managed to find the time now that I’ve got a job. I will endeavour to find the time and keep the Wrathful Peasant blog rolling! In truth, … Continue reading Keeping the Club Fresh and not Sulking.
Keeping focussed can do wonders for your fencing, here's how I try to manage it...