Not too long ago I published the article “Accelerating the Wrist in a Cut – It Doesn’t Work!”. A few valid questions were raised, and they deserve answers.
Is there such a thing as home field advantage in HEMA tournaments? Do international or local fencers tend to win more matches?
Despite what you may want to believe, you CAN NOT have acceleration at the wrist and a locked structure at the moment of contact!
While FNY was based on single hit matches, this was not the interesting part of the rules at all!
For those who care.
Learn about the exciting life cycle of cracks! From infant little microfractures to all grown up break-my-new-feder cracks.
Can the Bilateral Hits measurement tell us about Afterblows and Doubles? Or are they essentially independent quantities?
Thibault described his body proportions in great detail. What do modern measuring techniques have to say about that?
I like to post about tournament stats, but we all need to keep in mind the inherent limitations of what the numbers can and can’t tell us.
Steel is a good choice for swords. But what is it in the first place?