Category Archives: Canonical Bartitsu

A “New” Bartitsu Article: “Ju-Jitsu and Ju-do”

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 19th July 2009 The article from the New Zealand “Auckland Star” newspaper on April 11, 1901 was written shortly after E.W. Barton-Wright’s successful lecture and demonstration for the Japan Society. JU-JITSU AND … Continue reading

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Bartitsu in Italy

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 13th August 2009 A reminder that Tony Wolf will be teaching a series of intensive Bartitsu seminars in Rome (August 28-30) and Cosenza (Calabria – September 2-4). These seminars will cover both … Continue reading

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Bartitsu Italia tour summary

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 7th September 2009 By Tony Wolf I have just returned from a very busy two-week tour of Italy, teaching Bartitsu and stage combat master-classes and preparing for an exciting new project: a … Continue reading

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Bartitsu at WMAW 2009

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 14th September 2009 Between September 9-13, the beautiful 19th century campus of the DeKoven Center (Racine, Wisconsin) was the venue for the 10th annual Western Martial Arts Weekend conference. This was the first year that Bartitsu … Continue reading

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Bartitsu Documentary Update

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 11th October 2009 Further filming for the upcoming Bartitsu documentary took place recently in Switzerland, London and Northumberland. The Swiss shoot was managed by Ran A. Braun and Tony Wolf, while in … Continue reading

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Bartitsu in the “Sherlock Holmes Handbook”

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 30th October 2009 The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: the Methods and Mysteries of the World’s Greatest Detective is a new book in the “cleverly themed how-to” genre. Taking its inspiration from the adventures of … Continue reading

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Bartitsu Training in Russia

“Bartitsu Club Russia” is a new initiative to promote the study of both canonical and neo-Bartitsu. Based in St. Petersburg, B.C.R. is a collaboration between: Mishenev Sergey Victorovich (President of the Sergey Mishenev Art of Fencing School)Chernova Galina Nikolaevna (Vice-President of the Sergey … Continue reading

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Bartitsu to feature in “Martial Arts Illustrated”

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 10th December 2009 Martial Arts Illustrated magazine, based in the UK but also available internationally, is to run an editorial feature on Bartitsu in its February 2010 edition, on sale 14th January. … Continue reading

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“Bartitsu: the Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes” Preview Trailer

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 31st December 2009 A special preview of our upcoming feature-length documentary exploring the cultural history, rediscovery and modern revival of E.W. Barton-Wright’s “New Art of Self Defence”. Founded in London in 1899, Bartitsu was an early … Continue reading

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Bartitsu Seminar at the Academie Duello (Vancouver)

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Wednesday, 13th January 2010 Advance notice of another upcoming Bartitsu seminar at Vancouver’s Academie Duello historical martial arts school. This will be an intensive 4-hour session taught by David McCormick, featuring instruction in: * English … Continue reading

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