Chickenpox vs Montezuma’s Revenge

A Tactical Reevaluation of the Weapons Used During the Conquest of the Americas. In this class we are going to pit the macuahuitl against the sword of the Conquistadors. We will study the use of the Aztec Fighting Club as a weapon of war as well as the religious and social reasons for the fighting style. We will also look at the use of the one-handed sword that we popular with the Spanish forces. We will then pit them against each other in a retelling of the battles for the Americas.

Required Equipment: TBD

2019 Ancient Martial Arts Fighting Arts of the Americas Renaissance Martial Arts Sword
Location: Laughlin III Date: August 4, 2019 Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Roberto Martínez-Loyo Steaphen Fick