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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Blades for Dayz – Episode 18 – Mike Prendergast

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This episode is brought to you by Fallen Rook Publishing (https://www.fallenrookpublishing.co.uk/ or https://www.keithfarrell.net/). Mike Prendergast is the authority on Pietro Monte’s Collectanea which talks about fencing with big weapons, battle tactics and how to read someone’s personality by the lumpiness of their head! Visit: http://mikeprendergast.ie/ for more information.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 17 – Julia Yli-Hukka

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Julia Yli-Hukka is one of the top ranked fencers in the world and a Leichtenauer specialist! We talk about training, tournaments and Swordfish! Find out more about Göteborgs Historiska Fäktskola here: www.ghfs.se or find Julia on IG at: juliawarriormama

Blades for Dayz – Episode 16 – George Jennings

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). George Jennings is a lecturer on Martial Arts studies and sociology at the Cardiff Metropolitan University. We talk what it takes to be a martial artist, tradition of martial arts and internet trolls.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 15 – Sue Kirk

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Sue Kirk was a captain in the Army and has been involved in HEMA since the 2000s. Teaching small sword and pugilism internationally at some big events! We talk about small sword and small ladies kicking big bottom. Find Sue on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/susan.kirk.750

Blades for Dayz – Episode 14 – Michael Thomas

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This episode is brought to you by Fallen Rook Publishing (https://www.fallenrookpublishing.co.uk/ or https://www.keithfarrell.net/). Let’s talk about who’s making decent swords these days with Michael Thomas from the Academy of Historical Fencing. Visit swordfight.uk, https://www.redbubble.com/people/swordfightuk/shop or https://www.facebook.com/swordplay.

Blades for Dayz – Episode 13 – Sam Gassmann

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This episode is brought to you by Fallen Rook Publishing (https://www.fallenrookpublishing.co.uk/ or https://www.keithfarrell.net/). Sam Gassmann gave me one of the best fights I’ve ever had. He’s currently working on a historical table top game, Force of Virtue and we talk about horse riding and and fighting from the saddle. Contact Sam Gassmann on Facebook to be added to the trial …

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 12 – Matt Easton

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This episode is brought to you by Fallen Rook Publishing (https://www.fallenrookpublishing.co.uk/ or https://www.keithfarrell.net/). Matt Easton of Schola Gladatoria is probably the biggest name in HEMA. We talk about the future of HEMA, motivation during the pandemic, fighting in armour and YouTube fame. Visit Schola Gladatoria: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt14YOvYhd5FCGCwcjhrOdA Visit Matt Easton Antique Swords: https://www.antique-swords.co.uk/ Visit Schola Gladatoria’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

Blades for Dayz – Episode 11 – Helena Veryard

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). Big shout out to Helena “Coco” Veryard for all her work in giving the HEMA community a place to talk about training, Martial Arts and other nerd hobbies. We talk about motivation in martial arts as well as training and fighting with disabilities and injuries. HEMA: Back in Black …

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Blades for Dayz – Episode 10 – Asante Lawla

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This episode is brought to you by Raven Heart Forge (https://www.ravenheartforge.com/). It’s the start of 2021 and I get together with Shastar Vidya instructor and all round badass, Asante Lawla. We talk tactics, fight mentality and Persian martial arts! Find out more on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShastarVidiyaBrixton.