News

Kristin using the quintain

News in reverse chronological order

2009-11-14:
1,350 pictures of WMAW 2009 uploaded.

2009-09-08:
Online registration for WMAW 2009 is now closed. You may register on site. Registration fee at the door is $350.

2009-08-29:
WMAW registration reopened.

2009-07-01:
The event is now full, and registration is closed. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact the registrar.

2009-06-28:
Class filled and closed: Developing, Training with and Understanding the role of Solo Forms in Western Martial Arts.

2009-06-24:
Class filled and closed: Fiore's Sword in Armour: Techniques of Entry.

2009-06-22:
Classes filled and closed: Spanish Sidesword Fundamentals — Using Destreza Theory to Smite the Italians and Highland Broadsword and Targe.

2009-06-15:
Class filled and closed: Meyer's Halbe Stange - a devastating length of wood.

2009-06-13:
Classes filled and closed: An Introduction to the Sword & Buckler of MS I.33: Half Shield vs. Underarm, American Instinctive Knife-Throwing, and Drill to Fight: Bridging the gap between practice and freeplay with early 17th Century rapier.

2009-06-11:
Class filled and closed: The Spear Fighting of Fiore dei Liberi.

2009-06-10:
Classes filled and closed: Ott's Ringen, An Introduction to the Dagger of Joachim Meyer, Fighting from the Nebenhut: Longsword Plays from the Ringeck Fechtbuch, A Conceptual look at the 24 Winden of Johannes Liechtenauers Art, and The Safe and Scientific Progression of the Fight with the Sword in Two Hands.

2009-06-09:
Classes filled and closed: The Essential Elements of Bolognese Sword and Buckler, Flow Drills as a Teaching Tool for Medieval and Renaissance Dagger Combat, Flow Drills for Fiore's Sword: A Primer for Tactical Drilling & Sparring, and Understanding the Role of Wide Play, Close Play and the Half-Sword in dei Liberi's Art of the Sword.

2009-06-08:
Class filled and closed: Provocations for the Sword and Buckler —Initiating Effective Attacks.

2009-06-05:
Class filled and closed: The Fundamentals of Marozzo's Spadone —learning how to "think" the weapon.

2009-06-03:
Classes filled and closed: Bartitsu: The Gentlemanly Art of Self Defence and A German Spearman's Primer.

2009-06-01:
Class filled and closed: Combat Biomechanics: The Art of Tactical Movement.

2009-05-31:
New class added to the schedule: Italian Broadsword: Actions on the Blade.

2009-05-31:
On-site lodging at Taylor Hall FULL. Wait list available.

2009-05-29:
WMAW site opened for registrations.

2009-05-09:
Added more classes to the schedule and more class descriptions. Roughly 85% complete.

2009-04-28:
Added the schedule (in progress) for Saturday and Sunday.

2009-04-21:
Added the schedule (in progress) for Friday.

2009-04-19:
Added the schedule (in progress) for Thursday.

2009-03-24:
Added 24 classes.

2009-03-03:
Added these instructors as confirmed: Jörg Bellinghausen and Paul Wagner.

2009-03-02:
Added these instructors as confirmed: Keith Alderson, Kristi Charron, Dr.Bill Ernoehazy, Craig Johnson, Les Moore, Dr. Douglas Strong, Roland Warzecha, Theresa Wendland, and Guy Windsor.

2009-02-26:
Added the registration fee to the Register page: $300 in advance or $350 at the door.

2009-02-24:
Added link to the Yahoo! Group for wmawtravel.

2009-02-02:
Added note: "If you would like to receive e-mail notification once registration is open, please contact the registrar.".

2009-01-30:
WMAW site started to be updated for WMAW 2009. Added these instructors as confirmed: Puck Curtis, Jessica Finley, William Grandy, Sean Hayes, Steve Hick, Pete Kautz, Tom Leoni, Rob Lovett, Gregory Mele, Eric Myers, John O'Meara, Steve Reich, Roger Siggs, John Sullins, Christian Tobler, and Tony Wolf.

2008-11-27:
General announcement that the WMAW 2009 dates have been secured for September 10-13, 2009.