Spring is the start of the year. Up here, on the margins of Europe, afloat on the choppy North Atlantic January 1st has little meaning in terms of planning and achieving things. I spent the last couple of months this winter wondering if the tin roof of the cabin I live in would get ripped … Continue reading Plans for 2019
I review Scottish Broadsword and British Singlestick by Keith Farrell
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.
Should we abandon the historical sources and teach whatever works in sparring?
Happy 2018, here is the very first post of the year!
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!
Teaching isn't just going to benefit the student. I look at what you might learn as you pass on your skills.
What I've been up to for the last little while.