Category Archives: Seminars

Basic Bartitsu demo. at ISMAC ‘07

Originally posted on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 25th September 2008 This footage was recorded at the International Swordfighting and Martial Arts Conference in Michigan, USA, between July 12-15, 2007.  It features a series of mostly canonical Bartitsu unarmed combat … Continue reading

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Bartitsu at Swordfish

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 27th October 2008 Next weekend James Marwood will be teaching a short Bartitsu class at the Swordfish event in Gothenburg. There’s a fair bit of interest, including this (translated) quote from a Swedish MMA magazine: … Continue reading

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Bartitsu Intensive at ISMAC 2009

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 28th May 2009 A quick report on the Bartitsu intensive at the tenth International Swordfighting and Martial Arts Convention, held at the Detroit Westin hotel between May 21-25, 2009. The Bartitsu course was … Continue reading

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“Self Protection on a Cycle” at ISMAC

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 3rd August 2009 No-one is sure whether Marcus Tindal’s 1901 article, “Self-protection on a Cycle”, was ever intended to be taken seriously. It may well have been a direct parody of E.W. Barton-Wright’s … 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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“Manly Arts Day” at Hampton Historic Site

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Wednesday, 19th August 2009 Bartitsu lessons will feature at the Hampton National Historic Site’s “Manly Arts” day (Maryland, USA). This event will showcase the range of martial arts and combat sports available to gentlemen of … 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 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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Edwardian Antagonistics at SWASH 2010

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Saturday, 14th November 2009 Advance notice of SWASH 2010, the flagship conference event of the British Federation for Historical Swordplay. The 2010 conference will take place on February 20 and 21 and will be … Continue reading

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