Medieval Battlefield Sword Fighting Vs Regular HEMA Sparring

In HEMA we primarily focus on sword fighting in regular clothes, but we have to recognise that this mostly applies to civilian duels. Not to say that the skills are not fundamentally related, but armor changes so much about combat.

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What’s up in Historical Fencing Upcoming events: Military Sabre Tournament 2019 Swordplay Wessex League: Exeter Chapter Event report: Fechtfest 2019 Purpleheart Open 2019 report by Denver Historical Fencing Academy This week’s craftsman: Gajardoni This week’s videos: Meyers Dussack 5 by Historical Fencing Affiliates Playing with manual’s text by Practical HEMA Scottish Highland Field Officer’s Sword…

Smart Sword by SwordSTEM

This project integrated an embedded system that detects and reports martially sound strikes into a European Longsword simulator. This system filters out parries and contact too light to be considered valid while assessing the quality of a true strike. The entire system is contained within the sword simulator while disturbing its handling as little as…