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Tommy Joe Moore Teaches the 52 Hand Blocks

Editorial note: several years ago I had the privilege of traveling with my adult son and my teenage nephew to a boxing gym in the Bronx, NYC and meeting with Daniel Marks, who had, over the previous decade, done much … Continue reading

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“Prof. Vigny’s Fencing School” (1903)

Former Bartitsu Club instructor Pierre Vigny (left) and his wife and associate instructor Marguerite (second from left) pose for a publicity picture featured in the November, 1903 edition of Health and Strength Magazine. Marguerite displays the “hook around the neck” technique … Continue reading

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Welcome

Located in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, the Bartitsu Club of Chicago offers regular, progressive training in the “lost martial art of Sherlock Holmes”.

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