A week later, because I like to give things a chance to settle down, and my report for Turkey’s first international HEMA event is here. Hematolia 2019 ended a week ago – two full days of HEMA in one of … Continue reading Hematolia 2019 – Full Report
Those are the words used to describe historical fencing by the deputy director of the Directorate of the 2nd European Games, Anatol Katou, on the website of said European games here. Yes, this is an article about the HEMA Minsk … Continue reading “This is more than a sport. This is a cultural and scientific study.”
I am a big fan of firsts. First sword, first tourney, first time washing a jacket… okay, well, the last one is not exactly pleasant. But a first international event – that is something I really love. My stepfather had … Continue reading This week playing at… Hematolia Istanbul
Yet again, the HEMA community had a Nazi panic attack this week. A topic from a white supremacy forum revealed that plenty of its denizens have an interest in our hobby; some practice it, others maybe even teach it. That … Continue reading Are Nazis invading HEMA? Not really
Two long-awaited HEMA glove projects woke up from a short slumber. While waiting for ProGauntlets has become a running gag in the community, lately they have become active enough that plenty of people see it coming soon. And while people … Continue reading Are new fingered gloves coming?