Oct 6, 2019
This time, the Three Tanyas discuss their preferences in armor, what makes English armor distinct, and in general make fools of themselves regarding their love of Dr. Tobias Capwell's oeuvre.
Sep 25, 2019
Tanya recently returned from the Western Martial Arts Workshop in Racine, WI where Stephen Hand, founder of the Stoccata School of Defence in Australia and author of several books on our favorite subject, was kind enough to sit and talk with her about English swordplay. Why are double hits a sign of bad swordsmanship?...
Aug 21, 2019
This time, we take a general overview of the types of swords we think were used to practice the arts portrayed in the English swordplay sources. What's an artifactician? What does our first listener feedback address? Why are the Three Tanyas laughing more than normal? Listen, and learn!
Jul 31, 2019
This time around, the Unified Voice of Ben and Tanya discuss the intended audiences for the early English swordplay texts, and what evidence exists to support our conclusions.
Jul 17, 2019
In episode 3, we all chit chat about our process for interpreting the somewhat esoteric sources that form the basis of our study. Do we talk at length about the Revised Norwood-Tsay Certainty Scale? Did we cut out several minutes of chatter about Bill & Ted? You can only find out if you listen!