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  2. mindhost:

    HEMA in the news...

    Axel doing his thing

     
  3. Training at the French Fencing Academy in Joinville le Pont, ca 1910.


     
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  5. Mac William Bishop of New York Times did a piece on Historical European Martial Arts, visiting Longpoint, the premier HEMA event in North America. The fencer in green jacket and white socks showing up frequently is Axel Pettersson, who won 2 golds and 1 silver at Longpoint, and is considered to be one of the absolute best swordsmen of today and is an instructor at GHFS that operates the iamafencer tumblr blog.
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    Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/sports/for-longsword-a-comeback-ages-in-the-making.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

     
     
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  7. photo: Ilkka Hartikainen

     
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  9. 16th century fencing doublet.

     
  10. elsegno:

    Meyer’s sidesword guards

     
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  13. P.Eklund

     
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