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I think this is really interesting as a part of the broader HEMA/WMA movement. I across this group called the Haitian Machete Fencing Project through this article . They are trying document and preserve this Haitian art of machete fencing called Tire Machèt (“Pulling Machetes”). It is said to be a m...
Really cool you can buy a complete gear set together and save some! It is. If they hadn't chickened out with the gloves, this would be a real one stop shop winner. The full kit bundle is a wonderful idea! Well that's something a competitor could one up them with! ;) Edit: They would do better to in...
Pretty much out of Left Field for the HEMA community at large. Leon Paul have been working with SPES Historical Fencing Gear in collaboration over the past while to come up with this gear. But it has been kept under wraps until now. That explains why I've heard references the Leon Paul in regards t...
- Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:25 am
- Forum: Research & Techniques
- Topic: Beginer Military Saber questions
- Replies: 9
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For U.S. Sources on foot, the 1907 provisional manual is consistent with older ones and shows foot work, and Henry Constantine Wayne's The Sword Excercise, Arranged For Military Instruction of 1850 is excellent, both are available free from Google books. Many Americans used European sources as well,...
- Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:33 pm
- Forum: Polish saber
- Topic: Eastern European Saber
- Replies: 290
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A member of Ars Ensis (Hungary) has started an attempt to reconstruct 17th century Hungarian saber fencing.
Thanks for the feedback guys! Ultimately the goal in some Easton Sabers for steel. I really like the Red Dragon gloves based on Matt Easton's review. Kevin, thanks, but I'm not so worried about color as I don't see myself doing classical beyond fencing with those in the group who are interested, ass...