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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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Nov 25, 2019

Short show notes for this episode. I got to interview Youval and Maarten about the ProGauntlet. The ProGauntlet is available for PreSale now.

Youval Kupiers And Maarten Kamphuis – the makers of the ProGauntlet. You can find more information and order a presale of the ProGauntlet on their website https://progauntlet.shop/. For our American listeners, Presale is available through PurpleHeart Armory. https://www.woodenswords.com/ProGauntlet_p/glove.pro.htm

You can see their promo clip on Youtube here. https://youtu.be/7qDp0jbNKb8



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Nov 3, 2019

Charles Lin – Charles is an instructor with Capital Kunst des Fechtens, https://www.capitalkdf.org. At Longpoint 2019 he taught two classes on Urban Violence in Medieval Germany. http://www.fightlongpoint.com/news/2019/3/18/charles-lin-on-urban-violence-in-medieval-germany Charles also writes a Blog, Practice and Art. And hosts a HEMA Roundtables Podcast.

Blog – http://practiceandart.wordpress.com

HEMA Roundtables - http://hemaroundtables.libsyn.com/

Knights vs Peasants – Longpoint 2019 - https://youtu.be/OQxcAO28BJg



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Sep 26, 2019

Robert Charrette is awesome. Find more information about him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SchermitoreCharrette/ . Or find more information on wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_N._Charrette .

You can find more information about the Chivalric Fighting Arts Symposium 2019 at https://companionsofthesevenswords.regfox.com/chivalric-fighting-arts-symposium-ii



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Jun 28, 2019

Cheating with my show notes today, just copying the relevant parts of the script for you. ;-) Better show notes next time.

 

Julie Olsen is an instructor with Athena School of Arms. You can find more information about Athena at their website, http://athenaschoolofarms.org/. Athena, as well as Forte, and Boston Armizare put on Iron Gate Exhibition. Registration for IGX 2019 is already open on their website http://www.irongateexhibition.com/. The New England Sword Gathering has a set of events that they are putting on including Brass Frog Assault of Arms this weekend, June 28th through 30th in East Haddam, Ct. The Western Swordsmanship Technique and Research, WSTR is hosting it. https://sites.google.com/view/brassfrog/

Jeff Lord is an instructor and founding member of ARMS, the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship. You can find more information at https://www.umass.edu/renaissance/about-4.

 

July 19th through 21st I'll be hosting the Flower of Battle with LAD Historical Fencing in Reading Pennsylvania. I don't normally toot my own horn, but I hope you'll forgive me for being excited to host a 3 day event that in addition to a Longsword Tournament, will have a Cutting Tournament, A Techniques Tournament, Singlestick, Dagger, Messer, Grab-Bag Mixed Weapons, and Grappling tournaments, as well as a host of classes with instructors such as Chuck Gross with HEMAStrong, Julie Olson, Connor Kemp-Cowell, Patrick Bratton, Charles Lin, James Reed, and others! We're pulling a lot of talent in the Mid-Atlantic region together to put on something special. https://www.facebook.com/events/172002340349274/

May 27, 2019

Connor Kemp-Cowell is the lead instructor for the Philadelphia Common Fencers Guild. You can find more information about the Philly Common Fencers on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/phillycommonfencersguild/



Steve Massaroni is a coach for Boston Armizare. He also had a role helping to run the tournaments at IGX 2018. You can find more information about Boston Armizare on their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/BostonArmizare/ Boston Armizare also puts on Boar's Tooth, a New England Sword Gathering Event in July. You can find more information about their event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/285138895717530/



And of course you can find more information about IGX at http://www.irongateexhibition.com

 

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Mar 28, 2019

Brief show notes for today's episode just to get the episode out.

Ryan Zukowski is a member of the Long Island Historical Fencing Society. You can find more information about the LIHFS at http://www.longislandlongsword.com/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LIHFS/

Tea Kew is a member of Cambridge HEMA in the UK. https://www.academyofhistoricalarts.co.uk/groups/cambridge-hema/ or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeHEMA/

 

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Mar 19, 2019

Experience is all around us and is what makes the community get better and better as the years go on. Today's episode has the voice of two experienced members of the community.

Arto Fama is an instructor with Zwaard & Steen. You can find more information about Zwaard & Steen at https://www.zwaard-steen.org/. Arto has also been named to the Nordic Delegation for the 2nd European Games in Minsk 2019. More information about HEMA at Minsk can be found at https://www.hema-minsk2019.org/.

Jake Priddy is the founder of Fenris Kunst des Fechtens in Martinsburg, West Virginia. More information can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fenriskdf/.

 

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Mar 12, 2019

All about armor in today's episode. I finally got a chance to interview Bill Frisbee after a couple of years of trying and just missing each other.

Bill Frisbee is runs New Hampshire KDF and Fechtschule Frisbee. You can find more information about both of them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/NewHampshireKDF/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/2269664679711738/ respectively. Fechtschule Frisbee is celebrating their 5th anniversary August 15th through 18th.

Bill also attends Longpoint and IGX every year. More information about Longpoint can be found at http://www.fightlongpoint.com/. Longpoint 2019 will be March 28th through 31st in Ellicott City, Maryland. More information about IGX can be found at http://www.irongateexhibition.com/. IGX 2019 will be September 27th through 29th in Danvers, Massachusetts.

 

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Mar 5, 2019

We're featuring interviews from Swordsquatch 2018 from both ends of the experience spectrum. Cody Schuler is a newer fencer, and Sven Lugar has decades of experience.

Erik Von Essen is an instructor and founding member of SwordSquatch. You can find more information about the Lonin League at https://lonin.org/.

 

SwordSquatch is a yearly event put on by Lonin League in Seattle Washington. You can find more information about Swordsquatch at http://www.swordsquatch.org/ Early Bird Registration is open, and workshop submissions have been extended to March 31st. You can submit a workshop at http://www.swordsquatch.org/workshop-proposals

 

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Feb 27, 2019

We're featuring interviews from Swordsquatch 2018 from both ends of the experience spectrum. Cody Schuler is a newer fencer, and Sven Lugar has decades of experience.

Cody Schuler is a member of Kulshan HEAM. You can find Kulshan HEMA online at https://www.kulshanhema.com/. You can keep up with Cody on his instagram at https://www.instagram.com/pgoodstuff/

 

Sven Lugar is a sword jock in the pacific northwest and regular volunteer for SwordSquatch. He has 60 years of experience between the Ravens, Military service, the SCA, and HEMA. When he gets back to training, he will be will Lonin League. You can find more information about the Lonin League at https://lonin.org/.

 

SwordSquatch is a yearly event put on by Lonin League in Seattle Washington. You can find more information about Swordsquatch at swordsquatch.org including tickets for swordsquatch 2019.

 

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Feb 18, 2019

We're finishing up Study in Steel 2018 and a one off interview from Give a Girl a Sword, hosted by Men at Arms Martial Arts.

Broderick Stocks is a member of Warriors of Ash. You can find Warriors of Ash online at WarriorsofAsh.com. Broderick is still studying and practicing HEMA, and podiumed for the first time at Queen's Gambit with 3rd place in side sword cutting.

 

James Reed is the founder and Lead Instructor of Men at Arms Martial Arts in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. You can find more information about Men at Arms on Facebook, or on their website PASwordCombat.com. Men at Arms is hosting their second annual tournament event “Clash of Claymores” in April. There they are having four tournaments and over a dozen workshops as part of the Longpoint Historical Fencing League. You can get tickets online at https://www.paswordcombat.com/event-info/clash-of-claymores-2019

 

Give a Girl a Sword is an initiative started by Esfinges to encourage events intended to make it easier and more welcoming for women to join and get involved in HEMA. You can find more information about Esfinges on facebook, or their website, esfinges.net. The Esfinges (The Sphinxes) was born out of a need to assist women wanting to begin study of these arts so they can start practicing Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) and to bring female practitioners HEMA together.

 

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Feb 11, 2019

I'm done moving and back to putting together episodes from the back log of interviews. Today's interviews are from Study in Steel 2018. We have Daniel León and Rebecca Glass.

Daniel León is the instructor for Scuola Gladiatori in Quito Ecuador. There he teaches Tang Soo Do as well as longsword and is a Schola St George Affiliate. You can get in touch with Daniel directly via Facebook at Daniel León, or by phone + 593 099 787 0877. You can find his club on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/scuolagladiatoriwarriorschool/), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/artesmarciales_tangsoo_hema_ec/), Youtube, or online at https://scuolagladiatori.com/. And more information about Schola St George can be found at https://www.scholasaintgeorge.org/

Rebecca Glass is a longtime student of HEMA and will be joining L'Arte Della Bellica as we start a new club in New York City in the coming months. She is teaching a class at Black Wolf Historical Fencing called "From Worrier to Warrior" February 23rd. As part of the class, they will look at goal setting and coping strategies that can help you get through competition -- and help you in your daily life outside of HEMA. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/232956564315306/

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