HEMA History: Duels, Tournaments, Self-Defense and More!

This presentation covers the context of Historical European Martial Arts and is based off Richard Marsden’s book. Learn the ‘why’ behind the HEMA to better understand and teach it. Learn about why people dueled and the legal and social aspects of it. Examples of dueling culture as well as anecdotes and examples of duels throughout […]

Forged In Fire with Dave Baker

Panel with Dave Baker from History Channel’s Forged In Fire. Learn about what goes on in the show and how Dave makes weapons that the contestants have to replicate on the show. You’ll even be able to handle some of the actual pieces made on Forged In Fire and maybe even do a little test […]