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About saber and the Cossack martial art. Professor Vadim Zadunaisky

Professor Vadim Zadunaisky took part in the marathon dedicated to the project “Mysteries of Russian and Slavic schools of fencing”. Vadim Zadunaisky is a doctor of historical sciences, professor, researcher of Cossack culture and a…

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The Canarian knife is the world champion among criminal knives

It is a well-known fact that to date, there is a huge variety of knives in the world. Blades are an integral part of tradition and culture in virtually every country. This is not surprising if…

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The Navaja. Spanish heritage of Norman origin

It is not a secret that the richest fencing culture from immemorial times is rightfully owned by Spain. Numerous conquering wars in the history are known, which resulted in the formation of the Spanish fencing…

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What is hidden by Alexei Kadochnikov?

Readers of our magazine already know that the rubric “Speculations in the world of martial arts” has a special importance for us. We do gather so-called “brainy” ones. In February 2018, the staff of the…

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About the difficulties of ancient fencing Spanish treatises translations. Cindy Kepp

We have repeatedly raised the topic of translations of ancient treatises on fencing. In the frameworks of this study, we have communicated with many experts who took part in this work. Among them we can…

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What is the “52 blocks” style? The reaction of the professional boxing community

In the beginning of 2018 there was an “appearance” of the book by Douglas Century “Street Kingdom. Five Years Inside the Franklin Avenue Posse.” in a professional boxing environment. In fact, despite the fact that…

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Russian fencing school lessons. Prehistoric period. Zero level

In the “Scientific Research Institute of world martial art traditions study and criminalistics research of weapon handling” a new direction of study was initiated, namely, the study of Russian Fencing School. Every level of it,…

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How to make it into history of world martial arts in one year

Throughout the year of 2017 freely available to everybody in public domain, one by one there was an appearance of dozens translated ancient treatises on fencing. Some of these treatises were written 300-400 years ago…

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Control and arrest of the enemy. Free training session. Josafath Herrera (Mexico)

In 2017, within the framework of an international project “Lies and Truth in Martial Arts” a number of programs were broadcasted in the category “Free training lesson”, in which masters from different parts of the…

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Knife in the criminal tradition of Brazil. Diogo Duarte

As it is known, Brazil is one of the most criminal and dangerous countries in the world. In order to find out more about the modern criminal tradition of Brazil and the use of a…

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Weapons of Italian criminal tradition

In 2017 “Unsolved Crimes” newspaper conducted a journalistic investigation and filmed 10 episode documentary on the history of the Italian criminal tradition. One of the episodes covered an investigation of the history of bastone, which…

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Object of national pride was returned to Spain

History knows many examples of falsification and speculation. Attributing to oneself somebody else’s merits and forgetting brilliancy of geniuses has became a social norm since long. That is the way it was, and always will…