“I’m a brainy. I speculate in the field of martial arts” rubric with Borislav Krustev

In today’s world there is a huge number of different schools, systems and masters in martial arts, correspondingly there is…

What is “HEMA”? Unfair competition and methods of religious extremism

“HEMA is fairly a small group which employs methods of religious extremism in fighting its competitors. It seems that they…

Science of Victory. Peculiarities of Italian Fencing

What is Fencing for majority of people in today’s world? In past fencing corresponded to “live longer”. Obviously, there were…

The origins of Filipino martial arts and European knights

It is an all known fact that modern Filipino Martial Arts are considered to be unique. This martial art, no…

Maestro Jorge Emilio Prina speaks about weapons in Creole fencing (Esgrima Criolla)

This article is based on interview with Maestro of Creole fencing Jorge Emilio Prina. In conversation with Grand Maestro Oleg…

Italian fencing and the 19th century Fencing Manual

“Schools and masters of Fence: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century” Egerton Castle This article depicts some high…

Honorable Knight. Sifu Francis Fong

“I am grateful to Sifu for lifetime of knowledge that nobody can take from me.” Sifu Guro Jon Rister about his…

One of the tricks of vulgar people. Manuel Cruzado y Peralta

In the times of forefathers of Spanish Fencing Destreza, particularly two figures Don Luis Pacheco de Narvaez and Jeronimo Sanchez…

The Mystery of the Canary Knife. Grand Maestro Oleg Maltsev

Applied scientist, Head of the Institute of Memory, researcher of martial arts, Oleg Maltsev restored the Spanish military tradition, including…