Reflective Sword Press News for August 2017

Yes, August. Somewhere following, there are three items that are not necessarily ‘HEMA-heavy’ as they are reflective of some assessments of why people undertake martial arts … including swordplay in various forms. We have one Chinese assessment of what HEMA is, and a Ukraine piece describing how various celebrations of martial arts disciplines can contribute…

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Art, Science or Sport Sword Press: News for November 2015

While not yet plethoric, HEMA in North America is benefiting from a richness in new and established salles and their scholastic approaches to traditional western swordplay.  The community is truly in a time of having “something for everyone”.  Consequently, we are — for the most part — leaving behind our niche status, moving instead into…

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