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.
A run down of the Quickening 2017, a mighty event in the countryside, warming us up after Christmas and getting back into the HEMA swing.
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!
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.
Talking about cutting stuff with sharp swords.
After a major event like the Féile na Gaiscígh I seem to be experiencing an energetic lull. The next event I am involved is in a couple of weeks so it's back to training as normal. To keep pace with my less than hectic HEMA schedule this will be a less than hectic post. As I … Continue reading Thoughts on ‘style’ and how to get the most out of it.