Tag Archives: hema

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

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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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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

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TLA members train in London

If you’re into HEMA and based in the UK it is almost impossible to have escaped your notice that weapons supremo David Rawlings of London Longsword Academy fame (https://m.facebook.com/TheSwordLondon/) is the driving force behind the superb “2-Days of the Blade” … Continue reading

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Neyman Fencing : official supplier to the TLA

The question of where to buy kit specifically for Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) has always been a bit tricky. In the ‘old days’ – as long ago as 2012 – the casual practitioner would have had to make do … Continue reading

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