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The HEMA-Cast

HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts and is an activity practiced by thousands across the country and around the world. The HEMA-Cast is a podcast focused on the topics and events important to the HEMA community. By going to events and interviewing members of HEMA, we get to exchange ideas and get to know the HEMA community at large.
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Now displaying: September, 2016
Sep 23, 2016

Today's episode is going back to meeting more members of the HEMA Community. The past couple of episodes have been more technical in nature, and we're going back towards hearing the community's story with this episode.

Our first interview was recorded at Fechtschule New York with Jonathan "Jazzy" Bucci of Broken Plow Western Martial Arts in Pittsburgh, PA. Jazzy is a partner in Broken Plow, and was just elected to the HEMA alliance governing council as of August 2016. This meeting was recorded before his nomination. For more information about Broken Plow, visit http://pittsburghswordfighters.com/. For tournament Management Inquiries E-mail events.brokenplow@gmail.com and for HEMA Alliance related correspondence, email Jazzy@hemaalliance.com

Our second interview was performed by Nina Cafaro at Longpoint this year. Nina interviewed Gretchen Settle of Maryland Kunst Des Fechtens. Longpoint 2016 was Gretchen's first tournament she participated in. You can find more information about MKDF at http://marylandkdf.com/

The HEMA-Cast is brought to you in part by Sword Carolina. Sword Carolina offers an online HEMA school, as well as The Academy for study group and club leaders. Sword Carolina can be found online at http://swordcarolina.com/

If you like what you hear, you can support the HEMA-Cast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/HEMACast

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E-mail us at HEMApodcast@gmail.com

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Sep 13, 2016

In this week's episode, we have an interview with Karl Bolle of Capital Kunst Des Fechtens (CKDF). Karl is an instructor at CKDF and is the Longpoint, DC HEMA Open, and Combat Con 2016 champion in advanced target cutting, and has earned multiple medals in cutting and single-handed weapon competitions. Karl shared his cutting experience and expertise with us at Longpoint 2016.

For more information about Capital Kunst Des Fechtens, visit http://www.capitalkdf.org/

If you like what you hear, you can support the HEMA-Cast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/HEMACast

Like us on facebook at HEMA-Cast or on twitter @HEMAcast

E-mail us at HEMApodcast@gmail.com

Listen to us on the web at http://hemacast.libsyn.com/ | On iTunes at The HEMA-Cast | Stitcher at The HEMA-Cast | Google Play Podcasts at The HEMA-Cast

Sep 6, 2016

We're Back! In today's episode we have two interviews from Matthew Stinson and one episode from Patrick McCaffrey.

Jeff Wilson is a Free-Scholar and President of Steel Ring Academy, a member of the Historical Fencing Affiliates. Jeff has been involved and interested in reinacting for decades and recently found his way into the HEMA world. He has combat military experience and has been instrumental in building and developing training materials for several employers to include Seminole County HR department. He loves working with his hands and creating things. Many of the weapons and various other creative implements that are a part of HEMA will ever be in good hands with him. You can find more information about Steel Ring Academy at http://www.steelringacademy.com/. And you can find more information about the HFA at http://the-hfa.com/

Craig Shukas is an instructor with Krieg School Tampa Bay. Krieg School has member schools in Denver and Tampa Bay. You can find more information about Krieg School at https://kriegschool.com/

Mike Edelson is the Director and Principle Instructor at the New York Historical Fencing Association. He is a lifelong student of martial arts with over 30 years of experience, 20 of them in various weapon arts. He has taught classes and given presentations at HEMA events worldwide, inlcuding Schwertcampf, Fechtschule America, Longpoint, Pacific Northwest HEMA Gathering, Boston Sword Gathering, Chivalric Weekend, Swordfest and others. The New York Historical Fencing Association can be found online at http://www.newyorklongsword.com/

The HEMA-Cast is brought to you in part by Sword Carolina. Sword Carolina offers an online HEMA school, as well as The Academy for study group and club leaders. Sword Carolina can be found online at http://swordcarolina.com/

If you like what you hear, you can support the HEMA-Cast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/HEMACast

Like us on facebook at HEMA-Cast or on twitter @HEMAcast

E-mail us at HEMApodcast@gmail.com

Listen to us on the web at http://hemacast.libsyn.com/ 

On iTunes at The HEMA-Cast 

Stitcher at The HEMA-Cast

Google Play Podcasts at The HEMA-Cast

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