Warrior Fundamentals – Week 4

Day Seven Today is poleaxe day! My excitement abates slightly when I discover that we don’t actually get to use real ones. Adrian insists that our waivers do not cover that level of damage. The trainers we use are just as heavy with nice hardwood poles and tough rubber end bits to pierce and crush…

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Book Review: “Warhammer, the Forgotten Weapon” by James Roth

♪”Stop, Hammer time!”♫ (Apologies to MC Hammer.) What is a cultural ‘artistic’ reference in our time, was an invitation to ‘bring it’ in medieval times. For nearly two centuries, the warhammer was a weapon of choice for mounted medieval armoured combat. However, there seems to be a distinct lack of (recorded) knowledge of the fighting techniques…

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Beginner’s Courses: August Cycle

Whether you’re looking for a fun way to get and stay in shape, or a new mentally and physically stimulating hobby, our Beginner’s Courses have something for everyone. Take it from one of our Taste of the Renaissance graduates and now ongoing student: First off, if you are thinking about stopping in here, stop thinking…

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