1. Sword Fighting Styles You Should Know

    Unsurprisingly, there are many different styles of sword fighting out there. And just like how there are major differences between different styles of hand-to-hand martial arts like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or Taikwando, there are big differences between say Kendo and European sword fighting. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at some of the top sword fighting styles practiced today and their k…Read More

  2. Benefits Of Sword Fighting Classes

    If you’ve read our blogs here at Baer Swords before, you know that we’ve covered a lot of things from the health benefits of joining a sword fighting class to common misconceptions about Medieval Europe. However, one thing we haven’t talked about is all of the other ways you’ll benefit from joining our sword fighting classes. There are just about a million other things you could be doing w…Read More

  3. The Worst Medieval Jobs

    If you keep up with our blogs here at Baer Swords, you know that we have a fascination with medieval weapons and combat. When we think of the middle ages, our minds are instantly transported back to a time of knights in shining armor and brutal combat. However, this is one very small aspect of medieval life. What about the people who did the dirty work while empires were forged and discoveries mad…Read More

  4. What To Expect From Your First Sword Fighting Class

    At one point or another, we’ve all wondered what it was like to live in medieval times. It’s one of the most discussed time periods in the western world that seems to permeate our modern culture through everything from books to movies. Oftentimes, people will explore their interest in this era by going to faires or watching TV shows like Game of Thrones. However, another great way to do this i…Read More

  5. Why Sword Fighting Is Becoming Popular

    You may have heard of sword fighting events or clubs that have started popping up recently or within the past several years. Although fencing has been a popular sport around the world for quite some time, medieval sword fighting and longsword fighting in particular have gained a lot of popularity. So why is this? What has caused so many people to garner interest in this and what does it look like …Read More

  6. Get In Shape For Sword Fighting – Part 2

    Hello, welcome back to our blog. This is part two of our series about getting in shape to swordfight. Although fitness training is great to give you a competitive edge against opponents, we do not have any fitness or age restrictions for our sword training courses. Contact Baer Swords today to learn more! Cardio Medieval sword fighting isn’t all about strength, it also requires a lot of stamina.…Read More

  7. Get In Shape For Sword Fighting

    Have you ever considered giving sword fighting a try? If you’ve kept up with our blogs here at Baer Swords, you know how great of an experience this can be. Not only is it a great form of exercise and a great way to learn about a historical martial arts form, it’s a great way to meet other people with similar interests and to compete in a friendly and safe way. In our blogs, we’ve talked a l…Read More

  8. The Most Powerful Medieval Weapons

    Warfare is one of the most iconic aspects of the medieval era. Although there’s a common misconception that people were constantly at war with each other during medieval times, there were certainly a lot of innovations in weapon technology and warfare strategies during this time. Just like now, the number of weapons available at any given time was immense and war leaders didn’t just rely on ju…Read More

  9. Misconceptions About Medieval Europe

    When you think about the middle ages, what comes to mind? Disease, war, overbearing monarchs? Although many of the impressions we have of the middle ages are accurate, sometimes we get bogged down with false ideas of what medieval times were really like just by the way it’s portrayed in movies like Monty Python and the Holy Grail or shows like Game of Thrones. In this blog, we’re going to talk…Read More

  10. Benefits Of Becoming A Jedi

    Are you a force for good in this universe? Can you control things with your mind? Are you annoyed by the color red? I have good news — Jedi training might be just the thing for you! The Jedi Council has faced difficult times within the last few decades or so, and ever since Order 66 it’s been pretty… quiet. However, there was one Jedi left who was super passionate about rebuilding the Counci…Read More