The European Historical Combat Guild

Investigating Europe's Historical combative methods and behaviours

Monday, 28 November 2011

Re-emergence of aspects of bare knuckle Pugilism in MMA

An interesting piece on how aspects of Pre Marquis of Queensbury rules boxing are reappearing in modern MMA can be found here; The Pugilist: Nick Diaz, Daniel Mendoza, and the Sweet Science of Bruising


Sunday, 13 November 2011

Another entry to the training sword market

Again no idea of how these will actually handle, the idea seems good, if it works.
From the same people who are making the "Swing" trainers.

Training at home

For those of you who want to do solo practice at home and indoors and don't have high ceilings or much space, these may be the things for you.
Visit the website Swing blades.
I have no personal experience of them but the reports seem favourable.....