From what I gather single-stick is to Highland broadsword what kendo is to kenjutsu, both were originally just ways to train safer with more pressure but they grew into something else entirely. Single-stick is still under the HEMA umbrella though, as are many other sport centric arts. HEMA really is much too broad of a term here in my opinion. Not to mention Europeans are really much bigger into the Sport stuff so calling one sport and another less so probably wouldn't make too much sense depending on the specifics/context
lebleuchevalier: I feel a great tremor in the force.
Nov 29, 2021 1:44:55 GMT
ryanc: *sigh* Shobu is my love. My love is hard to find.
Nov 26, 2021 11:24:59 GMT
treeslicer: At the moment I'm very thankful for turkey, sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, pumpkins, pecans, green beans, and good friends and family to sit down to it with. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
Nov 26, 2021 1:34:28 GMT
Quillon: ... and be thankful for blades and swords
Nov 25, 2021 19:04:46 GMT
Quillon: Ye be thankful for God, his Son and the Wampanoag Tribe who feasted with the first Pilgrims here in New England circa 1621.
Nov 25, 2021 19:03:49 GMT
Brother Nathaniel: Working on Vampire Killer 2.0 material now, set for a Saturday release.
Nov 19, 2021 21:37:34 GMT
Deleted: One n Glens rule, Quillions are superfluous if not understood. Scabbards may define one's preference while missing the finest of wine.
Nov 18, 2021 22:39:07 GMT
RufusScorpius: Black for you, Glendon. I see that you be a business man upon the briney deep.
Nov 18, 2021 22:39:05 GMT
RufusScorpius: I like the way you think, brother Nathaniel. And such will be the flag color on our upcoming adventure.
Nov 18, 2021 22:36:57 GMT
glendon: Rufus: Orthodox European Pirate (reformed), out of Berwick by way o' Carolina--therefore, black.
Nov 18, 2021 20:28:39 GMT
RufusScorpius: Red or black pirate flag? Because that's important information to know actually...
Nov 18, 2021 20:08:18 GMT
glendon: Simply because one tries to be funny, doesn't mean one succeeds. Ah, well. Forums, though; one just never knows with whom one is actually dealing, eh? The opportunities for grand and hilarious misapprehensions abound. Slainte.
Nov 18, 2021 19:06:52 GMT
Quillon: He brought the Ole' Spice pirate flag, too late.
Nov 18, 2021 18:15:21 GMT
Brother Nathaniel: You two new jacks don't get spicy now ya hear?!
Nov 18, 2021 18:11:21 GMT
Quillon: Analogies compare two things to make a point while metaphors and similes make a more direct comparison.Very humorous indeed.
Nov 18, 2021 18:04:34 GMT
glendon: Quillon, I was being humorous; you are proving yourself ungentlemanly, son.
Nov 18, 2021 17:53:47 GMT
Quillon: I'm sensing that outside of dressing like a pirate for Halloween you have many swords without scabbards hanging on the wall? 🤣
Nov 18, 2021 17:35:45 GMT
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