Tag Archives: HEMA

Sword Versus Bayonet, 1874

As we explore sabre, and stepping off-line to attack in a more combat-like fashion, consider this image of sabre versus bayonette. It is an engraving by an unknown artist featured in Harper’s Weekly, May 16th, 1874. Before the prevalence of … Continue reading

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Paulus Hector Mair

A wonderful primary source has been published online by the library of Dresden — Opus Amplissimum de Arte Athletica v.I & II by Paulus Hector Mair. Although not French, the treatises offer over 1200 pages of brilliantly illustrated European physical … Continue reading

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Latest News June, 2013

Recent & upcoming events have brought variety to the CCF salle.  In May, Patrick presented at the Quebec Historical Martial Arts Seminar (Recontre des Arts Martiaux Historiques du Québec) where he shared classical French foil techniques with a largely historic … Continue reading

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Teaching Classical French Fencing in Montréal

CCF Instructor Patrick Morgan has been invited to teach at the Rencontre des Arts Martiaux Historique du Québec (“Historical Martial Arts Meeting Quebec”) in Montréal, Canada.  Patrick will be teaching a workshop on, naturally enough, classical French fencing.  For those … Continue reading

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