Autumnal Sword Press News for September/October 2017

“…, Burton, in his Sentiment of the Sword …, tells us how the Italians adhered to their old practices, such as training outdoors (in contrast to the French, whose custom was to practice only indoors).”[1] Tis Fall now, and in most of Canada the temperatures are cooler and the ground is dry and firm. It…

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Sword Press, eh?

We lead with two Canadian items this time around, a first We think for this blog.  HEMA/WMA ‘is’ alive and well in the ‘True North, strong and … well trained’.  Given the late start that Canada had with discovering a European martial arts heritage (no medieval nor renaissance-period sword fighting actually took place here in…

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