The Spirit of HEMA is all about the camaraderie between fighters, the growth in the community, and the go get it done attitude that makes HEMA special. Josh Furrate, Connor Richardson, and Ashanti Ziths exemplify this spirit, without even trying. It was a pleasure to share their stories.
Josh Furrate is a member of Ordo Pricinctus out of Baton Rouge, LA. They host the Baton Rouge Open, a part of SHFL, the Southern Historical Fencing League. You can find more information about Ordo Procinctus at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OrdoProcinctusHEMA/ And more information about the Baton Rouge Open 2018 at https://www.facebook.com/events/2025780501080851/
Connor Richardson is a member of MEMAG Crossing fight school, and has been practicing HEMA for almost a year and a half now. You can find more information about MEMAG at http://memag.net/
Ashanti Ziths is a member of the New York Historical Fencing Association (NYHFA), and is the creator of the Agoge bag from Prometheus Packs. The Agoge bag is specifically designed for HEMA practicioners. You can find more information about NYHFA at http://www.newyorklongsword.com/. And you can find the Agoge bag at https://www.prometheuspacks.com/
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