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On looking up at your opponents, and my intersecting occupations of pen and sword

A week from now I’ll be teaching a workshop entitled “Getting Past the Point: Rapier for the Vertically Challenged” at the Vancouver International Swordplay Symposium. It will consist of tips and tricks for fighting a taller opponent, and include coached … Continue reading

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Mounted Combat at VISS

originally published in Academie Duello’s blog on 19 Feb 2013 As wonderful as all our venues for the Vancouver International Swordplay Symposium last weekend were, none of them were quite large — or rustic — enough to host a mounted … Continue reading

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