The Contextual Dilemma of Learning Self-Defence
I Had a Hammer..."
and Swordsmiths - Restoring an Ancient Relationship
Analogies for Renaissance Martial Arts Study
The Sorry State of Academic Journal Writing on Medieval and Renaissance
Reverse Posture, & Turned Foot in Armor
Means and Methods
Fighting is Not Complicated
Sword in Duel
Arts Heritage is as Global as it is Personal
Sword in War
is a "Three-Legged Stool"
Observations on Engagement Posture With the Rapier
Foray into Fiore's Metaphor: Context for Studying His Dagger Section
Ongoing Challenge of Modern Sword Design and Sword Making
to thoroughly understand..."
Reflection and Personal Growth in Renaissance Martial Arts Study
Smith Lifestyle Interview with John Clements
of Swords" Interview with ARMA Director John Clements
Authentic Mare & Historical European Fighting Arts on Television?
...Don't hold your breath
Experiences with a TV Documentary on Knight vs. Samurai
NOVA: Secrets of the Viking Sword
Upon the Spirit of Renaissance Martial Culture
Sportification Ruins Historical Combat Discipline
Chosen Model and Example
martial arts evolved in the west as well as the east
Our Holistic Approach to Research and Study
in Slow Motion
Canon and Art
Weapon is Right for You?
the Centrality of the Longsword?
Layman's Understanding of Damascus Steel
Talk with John Clements - Podcast
Humanist Component Within Renaissance Martial Arts Teachings
on National Geographic's "Medieval Fight Book"
to Call this Martial Art?
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Martial Traditions
and Katana Considered
on the State of the Art - A Conversation with ARMA Director John Clements
International Gathering 2007
Clues to Quality and Build of Knightly Weaponry
Punchy – Fist-Fighting, Wrestling and Fight-Books
of Theobald versus Seitz – Germany, 1370
comparative pictorial study of the Wards and techniques of the I.33
or Tower Fechtbuch
with Master Bladesmith Kevin Cashen
Fight-Book from 1459 AD by Hans Talhoffer
Sword Show - Flats & Edges
Our Western Martial Heritage
the “F” Word – The Role of Fitness in Historical
and Training with Intent
for Female Practitioners in Renaissance Martial Arts?
with all your strength…”
Mister ...is that sword real?
Spar or Not to Spar?..."
- The British Legacy
Art or Combat Sport?
How to tell where your fencing fits in
Importance of Studying the Fechtbuchs
Swordsmanship - Scenario-Based Training for the Sword
All the Rules
Thoughts on Weapon Sparring
Art of Well Meaning Error
A look at the Misconceptions
of a Classical Maestro
The ARMA Study
ARMA's Sparring Systems
Thoughts on the Martial
Arts/Performing Arts Dichotomy
Makes An Expert?
Editorial on What is Martial
With Inferior Hilts
Editorial on the Poor Quality
London Masters of Defence and Elizabethan "Prize Playing"
Influence of Spanish Renaissance Swordsmanship on Filipino Martial
- the sad reality of modern sword crime
Editorials: Opinion & Commentary
Matching Goals with Means in your Historical Fencing Practice
A Sword Story
Making Better Sense
Commemorating Our Martial Tradition
Editorial: On the Threshold
Sense and Pretense
Reviews - Considerations on
replica sword opinions
the Origins of Misconceptions -
Where do false impressions come from?
Student - A Yearling's Perspective
Process of Learning Lost Martial Arts
Death of a Martial Art?
exactly is this?
Man - Jan '03
Fencing and Re-Enacting
Source Manuals: Some Thoughts on the Problems of Interpretation
Examples: Thoughts on the Quality of Replica Swords
& Character – Historical Fencing Information on the Web
"Politically Correct" Study of European Martial Arts?
Swordsmanship" book 4-Year Anniversary
Arts Unbelief: "At the Edge of Knowledge"
Editorial on the Inaccuracy
on Traditional Fencing in Relation to the Study and Practice of Renaissance
and Medieval Fighting
Were Swords Really Made?
Youth Page Q&A:"Why are there so many kinds of swords?"
Dei Liberi Study Guide - PDF
with swordsmith Peter
Real History of the Crusades
with swordsmith Paul Champagne
Fechtlehre mi dem Kurzen Schwert c.1491
Historical Swiss Swords Examined
Research Society Conference; Chicago 2005
Myths of Renaissance Martial Arts
and Causes for Fighting
Physical Reality of Forceful Edge Impacts
Longsword: Armoured and Unarmoured
English version of Hanko
Döbringer's Fechtbuch from 1389
Assumptions and the Exploration of Historical Fencing
Weighty Issue of Two-Handed Greatswords
Mastercuts - What They Are and What They Aren't
John Reresby: Seventeenth-Century Scrapper
of the Pell
did Historical Swords Weigh?
Myth of Cutting vs. Thrusting Swords
Ringeck's Knightly Art of the Longsword
International Gathering 2003
to Historical European Martial Arts
Brief Look at Stances & Guards of Medieval Longsword
Motions & Impacts
Sword & Buckler Tradition
Sword & Buckler Teachings
- The History of Wooden Swords
Myth of Edge-on-Edge Parrying in Medieval Swordplay
Makes an Effective Sword Cut
Characteristics of Swords?
- A 15th Century Fencing Poem
Wounds, & Standing Up in Historical Fencing -
A look at accounts of leg injuries in sword combat
Monte - from Medieval to Renaissance Master...once again
- Training historical-style
to Teach Understanding of Parrying
Informal Advice on Training
with Medieval Blades Part 1
to Teach an Understanding of Parrying - Part III: The Two Positions
2nd Edition Supplement
The Edge of Knowledge:
Parrying With A
of Kicks in Swordfighting: A Brief Explanation
Down in Weapon
Importance of the Full Leg Target in Weapon Sparring
Medieval European Knight vs. The Feudal Japanese Samurai?
Renaissance Fencing & Weaponry
and Answers About the Rapier
Extraordinary Streetfight of Sir Kenelm Digby
Century German Fencing from the Codex Guelf 83
of the Century - the Jarnac-Chastaganeraye Judicial Combat of 1547
Contest - 16th century rural English Prizing
the Shoomaker's Challenge
Martial Arts Literature
Combats in Early 17th century English Literature
Rapier Fencing Glossary
Fights & Boxing in Renaissance Venice
Also see La Verra
Antiga Part I (PDF) - 1MB and La
Verra Antiga Part II (PDF)
Published by permission of Nova Scrimia
Truth of the Sword – The 'Lost' Fencing Book
of the Marquis of Newcastle, c. 1650
of Grappling & Wrestling in Renaissance Fencing
Marozzo's Opera Nova of 1536
A modern Italian Interpretation
Have We Learned From ARMA Rapier Fencing? -
Senior students offer insights
Ghisliero's Regole c.1587
Compleat Sword-Man: An Introduction to Sir William Hope
Settling the Question of What'’s in a Name
Practical Saviolo - A
Brief Guide to a Rapier Master
Parts 1 & 2, includes Glossary
& Replica Schiavonas
Examinations of Replicas
A Replica Sword to Purchase
or "So You Want To Buy A
Experience in Rapier Fencing
A Martial Artist's Perspective
of Rapier Fencing Today
Thoughts on Reconstructing
Historical Fighting Arts
vs. Rapier - Fantasy Worth Considering
Comments and Notes for
The Illustrated Use of Rapiers and
Cut and Thrust Swords