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New Level 2 Mentor
Chris Dyer (USA) has earned the certification as a 2nd degree mentor. Chris proofed his technical level and skills in several certification bouts under the guid...
New Level 2 mentor certification at the West Finland Broadsword Academy
We are pleased to share a new promotion for the West Finland Broadsword Academy: Tero Ulvinen has earned his certification as a 2nd degree mentor. Tero is not o...
Highland Games in Neu-Isenburg (Germany)
The Broadsword Academy Germany visited the Highland Games in Germany again. The Games were started already in 1969 and had a long tradition in Neu-Isenburg unti...
Two new Menors at Broadsword Academy Manitoba
Here is an announcement from Broadsword Academy Manitoba, Canada. We are pleasedto share two new promotions: Justen Russell (left) has earned his certification ...
Jay Maas new Constable of the Galloglass
Jay Maas, head instructor at Broadsword Academy Manitoba (Canada) is announced to become new Constable of the Galloglass, effective on June 1, 2017. I was the C...
New Mentors certified at So.Cal. Broadsword Academy
On Saturday, April 15, 2017 two members of So.Cal. Broadsword Academy played for the Prize of 1st and 2nd Degree Mentors in the Cateran Society under the superv...
Heiko Große to Become President of Cateran Society
Ever since I founded the Cateran Society in 1998, it has been my intention to build it up to the point where it could continue as a thriving organization with o...
Highland Broadsword Bout, Maas vs Wagner
Here Jay Maas, head instructor at Broadsword Academy Manitoba and Paul Wagner, head of Stoccata School of Defence in Sydney face off. Jay is using Sinclair’s ...
The Four Temperaments of Broadsword Fencing
Long before the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator or the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, philosophers categorized human personality types into four broad categories: ch...
Enclose and Command: How to Fight With Weapons
Enclose and Command: How to Fight With Weapons ($14) This is the training manual for the MacGregor Method, our system for using any hand-to-hand weapon accordin...
Cateran Society Mentor Wins Mounted Fencing Tournament
Tero Ulvinen on right. Photo: Sara Vertanen On June 11, 2016, the Equestrian Martial Arts club held the Hakkaa Päälle 2016 mounted broadsword tournament in Fi...
How to Build a Practical Fighting Targe
A guest post from “China Hand,” on an often-requested topic: how to build your own targe! The PFT is cheap, easy to build from readily-available materials, ...
Cateran Society Fencer Wins HCL Tournament
Many Cateran Society members live far away from any of the major HEMA events and rarely have the opportunity to travel for tournament competition. In thi...
Highland Broadsword: A Historical Fencing Art
This video is an overview of the art we practice in the Cateran Society – the art of fencing with the Highland broadsword based on the writings of expert swor...
Cateran Society Fencer Takes Second Place in Tournament
Congratulations to Cateran Bhiatailidh Negoda MacDhùghaill (also known as “Vitaliy”) for winning second place in Krasnodar HEMA Tournament in Krasnodar, Ru...