“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Maybe this quote from the Art of War might not be the most applicable excerpt, but regardless you could always stand to learn a bit.
Stiffness of a training simulator is something that is often thrown around to help determine its safety. But what makes something that way?
Something that a lot of people are really bad at (other than HEMA) is evaluating risk. This isn’t just in relation to martial arts, it’s everything in your life. But I don’t care about the rest of your life, I just want you to make smarter HEMA decisions.
How our gear keeps us safe is an important topic, especially if we ever want to make it safer!