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East meets West: test-cutting resources for all

photo by Rick Gordon

East meets West: test-cutting resources for all

Posted by on Feb 8, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Reviews | 0 comments

I’ve had a number of people ask me for suggestions for books or other...

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Metallurgical analysis of 9th century Moravian sword

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Metallurgical analysis of 9th century Moravian sword

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Featured, Weapon Analysis | 0 comments

After finishing the Razor Edged series (Parts One, Two and Three), I’ve...

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Cutting from the ground up

photo by Rob Ireton

Cutting from the ground up

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Performing test-cutting starting from a low ground position, such as...

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News: Learning Edo-era blade polishing techniques from a Japanese master (Japan)

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Japan Rocket News 24 Have you taken a close look lately at the...

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Deepening your technique: Cutting paper with wooden swords

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

A traditional training exercise used in both Japanese and Korean sword arts is...

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Test Cutting with the Chakram – Sikh throwing disk

photo by Pure Calamity

Test Cutting with the Chakram – Sikh throwing disk

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Culture, Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

In Northern India there is a traditional armed martial art known as Shastar...

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News: “Sword camp – Exercise with a point” (USA)

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Jackson, Wisconsin, via The Columbian “Think of it as viking...

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