Blades for Dayz – Episode 32 – Richard Hughes

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Brought to you by Tempus Fugitives. Visit www.tempusswords.co.uk for all your HEMA needs. Richard Hughes is the Leader of the Order of the Blade (www.orderoftheblade.com) which has opened up five branches in the midlands over the past few years. We talk about what it takes to operate those schools and making time for yourself.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 31 – Graham Bell

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Brought to you by Tempus Fugitives. Visit www.tempusswords.co.uk for all your HEMA needs. Graham Bell is a champion Judoku who has competed and won in several national tournaments. These days he is a sports therapist that has aided many national teams with their physical health. For more information, visit: https://www.cardiffgait.co.uk/.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 30 – Shanee Nishry

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Brought to you by Tempus Fugitives. Visit www.tempusswords.co.uk for all your HEMA needs. Shanee Nishry is a devotee of body mechanics in a Historical European Martial Arts context. We talk about her travel abroad and setting up her own school. Shanee is the founder of Stratford Swords, find out more here: https://stratford-swords.co.uk/.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 29 – Ollie Harrison

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This week’s episode is dedicated to Ollie Harrison, my best friend, shield brother and the best man I knew. I reminisce about some of the fights and shenanigans we got up to with his friends.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 28 – Sasha Makarov

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This episode was riddled with technical difficulties, but Alexander “Sasha” Makarov and I managed to get at least an hour of HEMA chat in about the origins of HEMA, Russian LARP and being in a HEMA relationship before the audio cut out. On the plus side, the sponsor and the guest have the same online address: www.tempusswords.co.uk.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 27 – Ben Hamilton

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Brought to you by Tempus Fugitives. Visit www.tempusswords.co.uk Ben Hamilton and I talk about Scottish Broadsword, a weapon I know nothing about as well as body mechanics, clenching one buttock and fighting games!

Blades for Dayz – Episode 26 – FightCamp

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FightCamp 2021 was an absolute blast: I get together with come folks I haven’t seen and fought in far too long. Joined by Matt Easton from Schola Gladatoria, Keith Farrell from the Academy of Historical Arts, Mike Thomas, Nick Thomas and Sam Ackroyd from the Academy of Historical Fencing, Fran Lacuata from the School of the Sword and Asante Lawla …

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 25 – Jack Gassmann

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This episode is brought to you by Tempus Fugitives (https://tempusswords.co.uk/shop). Jack Gassmann is one of the best fighters I have encountered! Actor, horseman and fencer, Jack is an instructor and director leading the way HEMA studies in rossfechten and blossfechten. Find out more at https://facebook.com/goatsheadhistfenc/.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 24 – Emilia Skirmuntt

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Emilia has a love of savage weapons, but uses them ever so elegantly. The capo of Oxford School of the Sword, Emilia is a Fiorist who has taken many a tournament by storm. Find the School of the Sword Oxford at: https://sword.school/category/oxford/.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 23 – Jay Maxwell

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Our sponsor this episode is www.halfswording.com for HEMA apparel and awesome HEMA designs! Jay Maxwell is the head of Tempus Fugitives and a gentleman adventurer. Tempus Fugitives are likely the biggest retailers in Britain for HEMA gear. We talk about big weapons and arms dealing in the modern age. Find out more at https://tempusswords.co.uk/ and be sure to check out …

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