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Schwert zu anderthalb Hand, deutsch um 1580 - Objekt Nr. 528 - Jürgen H. Fricker - Historische Waffen


New Zealand sword fighter Samantha Swords (stage name) 2013 winner of the long sword event in the Harcourt Park World Invitational Jousting Tournament. Samantha also designs her own swords. You can watch a great interview with Samantha, who trains in Historic European Martial Arts, at


I am weak. So I study strength. In martial arts, strength has little to do with the usual measures of muscular performance, and everything to do with grounding, structure, power generation and join…

summer longsword pieces HD: "Altough things may seem different, in HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) seeking bind was not the primary goal in an engagement. Why hit each other's blades when you can simply lure him/her into an elegant trap and hit your opponent's openings without blade contact? In this video we want to show you some excercises (no free fighting) how we practice such techniques (and some bonus activities). Enjoy!"


Welcome to the Midwest Historical Fencing League.