Articles and Other Scholarly Stuff

Renaissance Art Rediscovered in 21st Century - Learn how the ARMA method of practice is reviving use of the longsword, an art lost for nearly half a millennium.

Real World Skills from Real World History - The origins of Renaissance Martial Arts and ARMA's role in reconstructing them from historical sources.

From the ARMA Website:

Renaissance Martial Arts Literature

A Short Introduction to the Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe

The Basic Guards of Medieval Longsword

Core Assumptions and the Exploration of Historical Fencing

ARMA Training & Practice Video Clips
(Pay special attention to Longsword Lesson 1)

Historical Manuals Online

Fighting in Slow Motion - Essay by ARMA Houston Free Scholar Stacy Clifford.