Posts Tagged ‘sword’

EK Rapier Regional & Academy Recap

Excerpt: This weekend was the East Kingdom Rapier Regional Practice & Academy event. Getting ready to teach I had the pleasure of teaching at the event. My class was Drills to Improve Your Blade...

VIDEO: ‘Conquest’: Swords of the Musketeers

Conquest Three Musketeers
Excerpt: Stumbled across a History TV show called Conquest, hosted by Peter Wood. It's a half-hour show where Wood teaches a group of assistants about the weapon of the day. One of the episodes was about the...

Book Review: ‘Lady Gwendolyn’

Excerpt: While on my way to Salem for a little sailing adventure, I finally wrapped up reading Lady Gwendolyn by Magnolia Belle. As one might expect, Lady Gwendolyn takes place during the Middle Ages,...

The actual sound of drawing a sword from a sheath

Excerpt: Fact Cool video on what sound a sword makes when being drawn from a scabbard or sheath. Anyone really into swords will be nodding their head while watching this vid. All excellent points, but,...

Bird’s Eye View: SCA Rapier Fencing

Excerpt: Last week, a bunch of my fellow Carolingian fencers and myself took to Central Square in Cambridge, MA for GeekFest 2014. We were there demoing rapier fencing for the Society for Creative Anachronism...

Interview on Sword Talks

Excerpt: Here's my interview with the fine folks over at Sword Talks. Depending on when you're watching this you may be seeing it live... or not. Be sure to like Sword Talks on...

A little sword fun from the weekend

Excerpt: It was a sword-filled Labor Day weekend for me that included me winning my local fencing tournament (hooray!). On Sunday we decided to see just how easy it is to open a bottle of champagne with a...

August 3rd is Reclaiming the Blade Day!

Excerpt: Galatia Films and Middle Earth Network are teaming up for Reclaiming the Blade Day this Saturday, August 3rd. They'll be have a chatroom open and video presentations from a variety of people in the...