Hi All, I wanted to share an update on what has been happening at WSG HQ, lately. Under New Management First off, as you probably read in previous Facebook updates, Sasha and Masha are stepping down from running WSG this year. They’ve done amazing work running WSG almost singlehanded over the past few years, andContinue reading “2021 Update”
Eleven of us attended on Saturday for a very energetic and fun session including case of swords, longsword, smallsword, sidesword, sabre, and sidesword & buckler. A contingent, as ever, also attended the Norway HEMA Open 2017 held in Oslo hosted by Fektklubben Frie Duellister; entering women’s longsword, men’s longsword and open rapier & dagger. HugeContinue reading “May – A Busy Fencing Hall and More Viking Gold”
Three medals from three different tournaments, congrats to Mike and Artur!
A handful of brave souls are off to the Big Moscow Tournament this weekend. The rest of us will be in Southwark, as ever. Bring swords. Bring friends with swords.
In November the Bartitsu Society announced: …the first international Bartitsu sparring video competition, for prizes of up to US$1000! The contest is open to martial artists and combat athletes of any style(s) and its object is to help fulfil the Bartitsu Society’s mission: “to continue the legacy of martial arts pioneer E.W. Barton-Wright”. WSG regularsContinue reading “Bartitsu Sparring Competition”
A busy weekend, but let’s recap last weekend first of all.The eventual WSG medallists at the Helsinki Open were: Sasha: Gold Rapier and Dagger Piermarco: Silver Rapier and Dagger Michela: Gold Women’s Longsword Congrats also to James and Masha, who represented the group and fought valiantly. WSG is now #2 in the Nordic League’s ClubContinue reading “Medals and Stabbing New Friends”
Pim and Sasha are in the rapier finals at Helsinki Open 2017. Best of luck to both! We don’t know the result, but that means WSG have their first Gold and Silver of 2017 secured.
A bit late for the website update, but a bunch of WSG attendees went to SwordFish. Congratulations are especially due to those who made it to the livestream: Piermarco Terminiello, with a bronze in rapier and dagger, Jack Gassmann with the technical prize in sword and buckler, on a knackered leg to boot, and PeterContinue reading “Bucklerthon! Also, SwordFish”
Congrats to Masha for her silver medal in the Women’s Longsword at TaurHEMAchia 2016, and to all who went and competed. Those who stayed at home enjoyed the last of the warm weather with a barbeque and cutting party. Cardboard tubes were ravaged, and much meat devoured. Tomorrow, we’re hosting “HEMA Godfather” Matt Galas!
We had chocolate cake. It was good.