Wappen of the Marxbruder and Federfechter pt01
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
11M ago
Today on the Fencing Grounds Kevin Maurer and Chris VanSlambrouck spoke about the Brotherhood of Saint Mark (est.1487), again. This time they focus on  the most powerful fencing guild during the life time of master Joachim Meyer by exploring the Wappen or coat of arms of the fencing guilds. This is part one, up next is the second part on the Federfechter (est.1607). LivingMeyer on Patreon & Instagram --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Mauracus Scabius 1559
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
11M ago
A sensational story that is retold this morning on The Fencing Grounds: In 1559 a foreign Freyfechter held a public fencing event in Straßburg while a "Mauracus Scabius" ran amuck. more on Patreon with LivingMeyer --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Historical Fencing
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by Chris VanSlambrouck
11M ago
Today over coffee with Kevin Maurer we spoke of so very much, that this is a place holder to add links and references to at a later time. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Meyer's Poem Part 01
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by Chris VanSlambrouck
11M ago
Hello everyone! Good news, here is a bonus track, a little something I made for my online LivingMeyer Study Group. I am happy to share this here as well.   --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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On the Fencing Grounds with Charles Murdock
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
11M ago
For those of us who have met him, Charles Murdock, have experienced an interaction with a HEMA "Witch-doctor", life long martialist, a coach and advisor. My fellow Meyer Freifechter Guild brother tells us tale of his martial arts journey up to and into his experiences with Historical Fencing and HEMA Sport fencing. Not only does he shares his story, Charles gives training advise, and some remembrances of our organization's now reposed leader, Mike Cartier-whose birthday if we recall is today. Mike had a passion for history and martial arts, and an unwavering love for his family.  Mike’s f ..read more
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Mauracus Scabius 1559
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
1y ago
A sensational story that is retold this morning on The Fencing Grounds: In 1559 a foreign Freyfechter held a public fencing event in Straßburg while a "Mauracus Scabius" ran amuck. more on Patreon with LivingMeyer --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Marxbruder, Meyer and Early Modern Mayhem
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
2y ago
On the Fencing Grounds yesterday morning Kevin Maurer and Chris  VanSlambrouck chat about the Marxbruder. oh and if you don't know who the Brotherhood of St. Mark were here is an excerpt from Chris's up coming workbook:   "On August 10th, 1487 Emperor Friederich III (1415-93) dramatically increased the renown and honor of being a member of the Brotherhood of Saint Mark by granting them the Imperial Privilege to teach fencing and certify masters of the sword in two hands. This made the Marxbrüder the undisputable gatekeepers of the Fechtkunst in the Empire. Being recognized as “Marxbr ..read more
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The Veldenz Manuscript 1561
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
2y ago
The Veldenz Manuscript 1561 with Chris and Kevin. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Historical Fencing 1999 with Greg Mele
The Fencing Grounds
by Chris VanSlambrouck
3y ago
Hello everyone! Good news, today on the Fencing Grounds over coffee Chris spoke with Greg Mele of The CSG and Freelance Academy Press. Greg shares a personal rendition of a most interesting Historical Fencing journey. In doing so, we are gifted with a vivid picture of WMA and it's development. As bonus we are told tale of the state of affairs in that all too turbulent period at the end of the 1990s. Stay tuned for part two!  Train hard, be Hard --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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Back Your Stuff Up People!
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by Chris VanSlambrouck
3y ago
Happy sweetheart's day on Saint Valentines day. I spoke with Sara about why historical fencing is cool to her.   --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefencinggrounds/message ..read more
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