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The Art of Defence on Foot with the Broad Sword and Sabre


First published in 1804, intended for civilians wanting to learn to fence with the sabre, broadsword or spadroon.  Illustrated - 21 digitally enhanced originals. Original text is reproduced in a modern typesetting, aimed at current students and enthusiasts of Historical Martial Arts.





Paperback    £24.50
9781937439309 | Published: 2017
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The Complete Martial Works of Fiore dei Liberi Flowers of Battle Vol 1


First in new four-part series presenting full-colour facsimiles, transcriptions and translations of the early 15th-century manuscripts by Fiore dei Libere The Flower of Battle, considered to be the father of Italian swordsmanship. Includes chapters on his life, students, patrons, and arms and armour in the Getty Manuscript. 190 illus., 90 in col.





Hardback    £100.00
9781937439187 | Published: 2018
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Dueling with O-Sensei


O-Sensei was a martial artist and founder of the Japanese martial art of Aikido.  Amdur brought something new to martial arts writing – a startling honesty about the flaws, not only within martial arts culture, but also within its practitioners. Originally published in 2001, fully revised, with 8 new chapters, new photography.  53 b&w illus.





Paperback    £32.50
9781937439248 | Published: 2016
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Iberian Swordplay


First publication of 1599 manuscript by Portuguese master-at-arms Domingo Luis Godinho entitled Arte de Esgrima (The Art of Fencing).Tim Rivera provides detailed introduction explaining Godinho's relationship to earlier sword masters, and a short primer on the various weapons, guards, parries, footwork and terminology of the tradition.22 b&w illus.





Paperback    £26.50
9781937439330 | Published: 2017
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In the Service of Mars Volume 1


The Western Martial Arts Workshop (WMAW) was founded in 1999 as a way for the students of these martial arts to meet, train, exchange research and lay the foundation for an enduring Western martial arts community. In the Service of Mars, Volume One is both a compilation of some of the most popular and detailed lectures and class notes from WMAW's first decade, and a record of the growth of the Western martial arts community in depth and breadth over the same time.





Paperback    £32.50
9780982591154 | Published: 2015
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In the Service of Mars Volume 2


A compilation of the most popular and detailed lectures and class notes from Western Martial Arts Workshop's first decade, and a record of the growth of the Western martial arts community over the same time. From longsword to sword and buckler fencing; deadly knife-fighting to mounted combat, the martial traditions of England, Germany, Italy and Spain are all amply represented and combined with detailed, practical instruction.





Paperback    £32.50
9781937439088 | Published: 2015
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Introduction to the Italian Longsword


Internationally renowned swordsman and instructor Devon Boorman demonstrates the fundamentals of Medieval longsword combat. Solo and partnered exercises teach the foundation of this martial art. Suitable for beginners of all age levels and physical abilities.  DVD, running time 100 minutes.




DVD-ROM    £28.80
9781937439347 | Published: 2018
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Swordplay


Translation of illustrated 1595 Dutch manuscript Schermkunst (Swordplay).  Discusses fencing with single sword, rapier and dagger, rapier and buckler, halberd, and full pike. Translated and contextualised by Reinier van Noort, a respected Dutch swordsman, instructor and researcher. 39 colour illustrations.





Paperback    £29.00
9781937439262 | Published: 2017
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