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)
Fighting in Slow Motion – Essay by ARMA Houston Free Scholar Stacy Clifford
On Walking Fencing – Article by ARMA Houston Free Scholar Brian Kirk
Some Observations on Engagement Posture With the Rapier – Article by ARMA Houston Free Scholar Brian Kirk
Elegant Weapon – Blog by ARMA Houston Free Scholar Brian Kirk