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.
What I've been up to for the last little while.
A swift round up before the IHFL continues this weekend.
Sparring groups as opposed to a formal class can offer a range of alternative flexible learning opportunities.
Just before the Blademasters Cup a couple of weeks ago I started making a new Pell to train with. The pell is basically an upright pole that I can step around and make strikes against. I particularly wanted to train quick sequences of strikes as some of my opponents have managed get success with such … Continue reading My new training Partner