Author Archives: Taunton Longsword Association
Return to training: Wednesday 19th May, Huzzah!
The Committee had a socially distanced meeting yesterday and agreed we can return to training, with precautions. Prior to the current lockdown, we operated a 6-person maximum for each room with preregistration required for contact tracing and to ensure numbers … Continue reading
You will recall the extensive work-through we blogged about (Digital Privacy: GDPR Guidance* For HEMA Clubs – Deadline Looming!) – well, the deadline is here. There has been an unbelievably diverse reaction to the Regulations (capital R!) from the comically … Continue reading
Digital Privacy: GDPR Guidance* For HEMA Clubs – Deadline Looming!
General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) – a set of EU-wide regulations that replaces preexisting legislation on data protection and data privacy. Why do you need to know about this? Continue reading
TLA now registered with the IMASA
Taunton Longsword Association (TLA) is pleased to be able to announce our application to join the Independent Martial Art Sports Association (IMASA) has been successful and we are certified members!
Give A Girl A Sword – A Perfect Success For HEMA!
Sometimes the very best of ideas surpasses every expectation and target one sets themselves. Occasionally one turns on a tap and rather than the expected, a tsunami of goodness appears from nowhere. Such is the story of GAGAS of at … Continue reading
My First Tournament: Member Insight
This blog post has been written after the Astolat 2017 event. I’ve been ‘doing’ ‘Longsword for around 6 years after accidentally discovering the club whilst cycling through the local park whilst I was hungover, and they were training. It’s taken … Continue reading
Give A Girl A Sword: Session 2
Once more unto the breach dear friends….after Monday’s hugely successful evening introducing women to German longsword and I.33 sword & buckler (see post here), Wednesday arrived quickly and with some trepidation as we had 20 ladies booked in (+53%) and … Continue reading
First Taster Session: Give A Girl A Sword
Yesterday, along with the weekend, was a little crazy for the Taunton Longsword Association (TLA). From my last post on this blog expressing pleasant surprise on hitting 6,000 impressions and a load of likes; things only escalated from there….quickly! Firstly, … Continue reading
GIVE A GIRL A SWORD!
Ahem, well that escalated quickly! Less than 48 hours after the initial post, we’ve got over 6000 Facebook impressions of the poster, 48 shares, and a load of enquiries. Not that we’re complaining of course, just surprised that there are … Continue reading
Service update: email
Email: we seem to have experienced an email outage from the 2nd March until now so apologies if you’ve contacted us and not received a reply. Expect one shortly as I work through them all. Kieran (Secretary)
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