Blades for Dayz – Episode 28 – Sasha Makarov

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blades for Dayz – Episode 22 – Doug Cockle

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 22 – Doug Cockle







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Our sponsor this episode is www.halfswording.com for HEMA apparel and awesome HEMA designs! Doug Cockle is an actor and director, who has starred along side the likes of Matthew Mcconaughey, Christian Bale and Chris Evans and is best known for his work as the voice of Geralt of Rivia. He and I are friends. We get together and chat about …

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 21 – Jamie MacIver

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 21 – Jamie MacIver







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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Jamie MacIver is the authority of the style of Filippo Vadi an Italian master from the early renaissance, and the head honcho of the London Historical Fencing Club. Find out more here: https://londonhistoricalfencing.club/.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 20 – Jon Middleton

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 20 – Jon Middleton







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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Jon Middleton is one of the co-founders of Wessex League, one the biggest HEMA events in Britain and a fellow Fiorist. We talk about discipline, motivation and living on boats!

Blades for Dayz – Episode 19 – Sam Ackroyd

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Blades for Dayz - Episode 19 - Sam Ackroyd







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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). I had a great time getting together with a fencer who gives me a humbling every time we meet. Sam Ackroyd comes from a sports fencing background, but has mad skills with every other weapon out there. We talk sports fencing and how it compares with HEMA. Visit: https://swordfight.uk/ …

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