So why Longsword?
I get asked this every so often, often when I meet someone new. The answer isn’t an easy one. When I joined the SCA, Sword and Board represented 99% of the fights in tournament. There certainly weren’t any mainly longsword fighters to watch or to learn from.
Why pursue the unknown path? There were times when even I questioned it.
Before I get I too far, let’s start at the beginning.
I, like most children of the 80’s, I grew up watching films where it seemed two handed weapons were common. Read More »