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Give a Girl a Sword (GAGAS) is back for 2022!

Taunton Longswords is once again taking part in an initiative to get more women involved in sword fighting. The free introductory session is on the 20th April. We will provide everything, just wear loose clothes and bring clean, indoor sport … Continue reading

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Kit, more kit, and very happy TLA members!

Investment in kit is a big deal for any individual, regardless of favoured discipline, and the same is true for clubs. Therefore, with the rational mind tempering instant gratification and an emotional heart screaming for more shiny things and the … Continue reading

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The Bad Guys Won’t Stop Our Members!

A couple of months ago, one of our members who has been with us for less than 18-months had his kit stolen from his locked car. Naturally, it was all hidden with nothing remotely interesting showing – the thought being … Continue reading

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Consultation On Knife Crime: December 2017

This is a rather boring post (not much about actual sword related training or fun); however it is quite important. The UK government is consulting on the modification, and introduction of new legislation, for the existing offensive weapons laws. Consultation … Continue reading

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