Academie Duello gift guide 2016

It’s that time of year again; trees have lost their leaves but gained some twinkly lights. And it’s time to knuckle down to do some serious gift shopping for your loved ones. This year your friendly neighborhood swordfighting school has you covered. Numerous studies have demonstrated that when purchasing gifts for people one of the…

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The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa and How to Apply Them As Martial Artists

Today is the first day of Kwanzaa.  Many of us know of  Kwanzaa, but not many of us know its origins and how it is celebrated. Today, I would like to talk about what the holiday truly means, and how we can apply its core principles to our lives as martial artists and practitioners of…

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