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    Any tips on starting up a study group?

    I am really thinking about starting up a Study group on George Silver's art. What are some things I should avoid doing? I've never ran a club by myself so I am just trying to wrap my head around the endeavor. Most of my HEMA experience has been in legitimate schools with knowledgeable...
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    Thinking about changing things up and studying George Silver

    Ive been reading up on George Silver lately and I really like the principles and theory behind his system. I like the approach better than what I learned in KDF , seems much more defensive and conservative. The backsword is obviously the core weapon of Silvers system, what other weapons should...
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    How common was the langes messer in the Holy Roman Empire?

    The messer would make sense as a peasant weapon then but why were nobles and knights carrying these instead of swords?
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    New here...

    Thank you for the warm welcoming
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    How common was the langes messer in the Holy Roman Empire?

    Was the messer more common than a longsword or arming sword? Is there any artwork out there of peasants or nobleman carrying messers? I very recently discovered my new found love of messers and info dosnt seem to be quite as plentiful as longsword s,rapiers or sabres though.
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    What kind of articles would you like to see?

    I would love to see some articles on everyday carry of people in 15th century Germany or even any region of the Holy Roman Empire. Maybe some stuff on what weapons were most commonly used too. I will post my other questions in the appropriate section of the forum. Nice looking forum btw, I...
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    What kind of articles would you like to see?

    I personally would like to see more of these things Historical context Info on upcoming books,dvds,translations, etc Book reviews Starting and running low budget clubs
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    New here...

    Hello all, just to cut to the chase, I came here from reddit. Despite some of those redditors accusations I did not see enough proof of anything for it to deter me from giving this place a chance. I hope the accusations there are nothing more than unfounded paranoid slander because to be honest...
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