Sample: The HEMA Heresy – Robin Catling

Image: The HEMA Heresy. Phot: Valerie Widowson[From the forthcoming publication The HEMA Heresy: Reconstructing Historical European Martial Arts]

Almost all our our study of Historical European Martial Arts is based on original period manuscripts written by fencing masters of the time. But practical issues in reconstructing the techniques does raises suspicion about some of the content… …