This weekend was the 2019 Bladeworks run by the Medieval Combat Group. I was there and had a thoroughly good time, let me tell you about it... The event was held in an old garden centre that had been converted into an indoor archery range, boxing club and tabletop wargaming venue (the latter two available … Continue reading Bladeworks 2019: A Review
The chances of sitting down to write my blog seem to be getting pushed later and later into the week. Mostly I do them at the weekends and schedule them for the week, this weekend was just so busy I'm only sitting down to pen this article on Wednesday night! We all have more on, … Continue reading Busy days of early summer!
A round up my HEMA life in recent weeks...
Dealing with disillusionment. I .take a reflexive look at getting jaded and getting over it
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.
A rapid look over the first few weeks of my beginner's class.
Today's post looks at the potential pitfalls and benefits of one of our favourite training tools: Sparring.
Well the week has been pretty slow on the HEMA front really, I have been slightly ill. Too ill to do any training anyway. Needless to say I'm not very happy with the situation, I've got the last leg of the IHFL coming up and I'm feeling a bit rusty. I hope that two evenings … Continue reading How NOT to keep you Fencing Jacket dry and other musings…
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.
Teaching isn't just going to benefit the student. I look at what you might learn as you pass on your skills.