Monthly Archives: December 2010

Whip cracking

Whip cracking is not a part of the Bartitsu curriculum, but it feels as though it ought to be. Seattle is a hotbed of whip cracking activity, thanks largely to David Morgan, whose work is being carried on by his … Continue reading

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Weekend wrapup

Saturday, another stimulating cutlass class under the tutelage of N.B. The real meat of this style, from a martial arts perspective, lies in a sort of game that one plays with the opponent regarding level of commitment to a particular … Continue reading

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The legs go first

At longsword practice yesterday E.A. reported that after the Escrima practice I bailed out of, he developed a similar pattern of symptoms: his legs were a little sore the next day but cripplingly sore the day after that, and took … Continue reading

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