Body cinema: Renaissance Martial Arts, part 1

January 3, 2010

You don’t have to be a history geek to watch this interesting web documentary on Renaissance Martial Arts… No, no… don’t expect some ancient super hero in tight clothes…

martial_arts.jpgIllustration: Hans Wurm, cca 1500, taken from

This film ‘explores the little known history and heritage of Medieval and Renaissance Fighting and Fencing skills of European Martial Arts’ and it was made practically in amateur production by John Clements during 2008. Read here more his thoughts on this idea…

Renaissance Martial Arts – documentary
The Arts of Mars


War, Violence, and Duels

Masters of Defence

The Noble Science

Longsword to Rapier

To be continued…
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