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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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Jul 21, 2018

*THIS IS NOT A HEMA-CAST EPISODE*

This is a pilot episode for a potential new Podcast from Firefly Bookstore. Matthew Williams is co-owner of Firefly Bookstore in Kutztown Pennsylvania. He regularly puts on events in Kutztown with local authors, and is a close personal friend of mine. He and I have spoken about doing Community Radio many times in the past and he is at least a part of why I started the podcast in the first place. So while this is not a HEMA-Cast episode, I wanted to share it and get some feedback from my listeners, and give an opportunity for Matt to share this pilot episode with his listeners. Please give us some feed back and let us know what you'd like to hear from a Community Bookstore Podcast. You can contact me at HEMAPodcast@gmail.com or Matt at contactus@fireflybookstore.com You can find us both on Facebook. We want to hear some feedback and I hope that we can get some ideas and put together another great podcast for you to listen to.

 

The intro, Midtro, and Outro are off of the Kutztown Music Sampler by Keith Brintzenhoff. For more information visit www. Toadcreekmusic.com or e-mail Keith@hometownu.com

Jul 16, 2016

This week's episode is again with guest host Matthew Stinson. We're continuing the series of interviews from Sword Carolina. This time with Josh Lucas. Josh is Aaron's right hand man and also started up Sword Carolina with him.

Sword Carolina can be found online at http://swordcarolina.com/

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Listen to us on the web at http://hemacast.libsyn.com/ Or on iTunes at The HEMA-Cast or Stitcher, also at The HEMA-Cast

Jul 11, 2016

This week's episode is a special guest Host episode with Matthew Stinson of Steelwind Fencing Academy from Jacksonville, FL. Matthew recently interviewed Aaron Shober of Sword Carolina. He was kind enough to share the interview with me to get it out to the rest of the HEMA Community. 

Aaron stumbled onto HEMA in 2010 and quickly became passionate about it.  He practiced largely on his own for the next year, through books, DVDs, online resources, and events, before starting his own group in a local park.  In September 2012, Aaron leased a Main Street space and opened up a dedicated HEMA school, one of only a few in the country.  He is blessed to be a professional HEMA instructor, teaching and training as his full-time career.

Aaron has taught classes at events such as IGX, SoCal, and his own Study in Steel. He has won medals in Longsword, Dussack, and Dagger and has helped coach several students to win or place in tournaments.  Sword Carolina‚Äôs YouTube channel is recognized as one of the best free resources to start to learn HEMA, and Sword Carolina Online is the first online school of HEMA available.  Through Sword Carolina and Sword Carolina Online, Aaron now has students around the world.

Sword Carolina can be found online at http://swordcarolina.com/

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Listen to us on the web at http://hemacast.libsyn.com/ Or on iTunes at The HEMA-Cast or Stitcher, also at The HEMA-Cast

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