Final Design Project of recording sword impacts for an ECE 4710 university course in the Spring 2015 term.
“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?
When understanding equipment it’s important to have a basic understanding of material properties, and — most importantly — how they interact.
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!