Re: http://blog.histofakt.de/?p=3358

The Sword – Form and Thought (ISBN 978-1-78327-427-7) is indeed a must-have for every sword enthusiast. Got my print years ago but I guess the recent prints are of the same fine quality.

The Sword. Form and Thought | blog.HistoFakt.de by JSachersJSachers

„The Sword – Form and Thought“ was the name of an exhibition held at the Deutsches Klingenmuseum (German Blade Museum) in Solingen from 26th September 2015 until 28th February 2016, and is also the title of the accompanying catalogue.

Wise words on teaching in :

In teaching, the answer given by the student is not as important as the response; that a thought process is provoked. Likewise, as instructors, we should focus more on the learning, instead of the teaching.

These are fundamental pedagogical things which should be applied to HEMA too
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In teaching, the answer given by the student is not as important as the response; that a thought process is provoked. Likewise, as instructors, we should focus more on the learning, instead of the…

Looks like Sean wrote an excellent article on training speed in [that I somehow missed until now].

http://swordstem.com/2019/10/16/slow-is-slow-and-fast-is-fast-and-dont-let-anyone-tell-you-otherwise/

Gotta love that series on Sword STEM.

Slow is slow and fast is fast. And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise by Sean FranklinSean Franklin

“Slow is smooth and smooth is fast.”
This adage is used to illustrate the fact that speed is gained through efficient movements, rather than just trying to use as much force as possible. And in a lot of ways it is true.
Most of the increases in speed we realize are not from an increase in the ra…

Toller Artikel. Solche Fragen und altbackenen Vorstellungen kann ich ebenfalls 2018 in keinster Weise mehr nachvollziehen. Ich stecke meine Nase regelmäßig in alle der oben erwähnten Bereiche und kann daher nur den Kopf über dieses veraltete Weltbild schütteln. Leider gibt es diese Vorstellungen noch immer. So wurde z.B. einer guten Bekannten aus Italien letztes Jahr bei einer Vorführung Punkte abgezogen, da sie „in Männerkleidern“ auftrat. Es bleibt also noch viel zu tun.

Das Schwert – auch was für Frauen…? (LMW-Blog)

„Warum machen Sie als Frau eine Ausstellung über Schwerter?“ Diese Frage einer Journalistin führte bei uns zunächst zu Sprachlosigkeit. Sollte man denn als Frau nur Ausstellungen über Schmuck, Kleidung und „schöne“ Dinge machen? Ist das Thema heute wirklich noch so männlich besetzt, dass es Frauen nicht interessieren kann? Und wenn doch, gilt man dann als verhaltensauffällig…

On Spears (Enable subtitles!)

As usual this was made to show what can be done. The details are up to you if you decide to make your own spears.

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I survived a sword weekend. We trained for two days: longsword, dussack and dagger. That was a great experience with a group that was really eager to learn. Learned some new tricks and lost probably 3kg just through sweating 😉