It seems for the first time I have decided to note one video clip in the title. And there is a reason for it – I have been hoping someone with the proper equipment will do it. Of course, it … Continue reading Video Digest #14 – Bloss vs Harnisch
We have reached 13 digests… in 13 weeks. I’ve always loved the dirty dozen. Sadly, there are not 13 videos this week – but definitely more than usual. It is getting warm, and people seem to be outside with cameras … Continue reading Video Digest #13 – Bayonets, Mexico and more Dussack for all
Sometimes you need a simple weapon. Single-edged, cheap, and reliable. It seems this is – incidentally – the topic of this week’s Video Digest. Let us jump right in with the… Klewang… and carbine? Functionally, the klewang is nothing special … Continue reading Video Digest #12 – Klewang, messer, saber, buckler – all you need in life
Ah, Video Digest #11. More videos this week! Some fun stuff from around the web, and also some good lessons with it. The value of different types of sparring Often, beginners (and sadly not just they) talk about sparring like … Continue reading Video Digest #11 – Go medium!
I am late again this week, but besides the Video Digest and the opinion piece, I have much more to offer you in the following days. Sometimes discussions bring out a reaction in us – HEMA video makers – and … Continue reading Video Digest #10 – RDs are good, synths are okay, HEMA is in the Philippines too
The week passed quickly, and another trove of HEMA videos came with it. A huge part of them were single fights from various tournaments, and while I enjoy those, you can easily find them online. So I’ll focus more on … Continue reading Video Digest #9 – Fiore, beginners and the Franco-Belgian game
Another week, another Video Digest. When I scout the net for HEMA videos, I try to find weird and unusual stuff that is still useful and interesting. That is to balance a bit the more popular sources that most of … Continue reading Video Digest #8 – Cutting, spadroons, kendo and FMA
I am quite sure if Fiore, Liechtenauer, Meyer and all the rest of them had smartphones and YouTube accounts, they would film fencing like crazy… They did not, but we do! So, lets look at another week of great HEMA … Continue reading Video Digest #7 – Some buckler, some staff, and a full tournament!
Another week, another Video Digest. This week we don’t have that much, but I have squeezed the Internet hard to bring you interesting and useful videos. You’ll notice some channels show up quite often. That is only because they make … Continue reading Video Digest #6 – Sword & dagger, control and destruction