Todde & Mora: White Scarf

Like many mixed-gender sporting environments, men hugely outnumber women in our fencing community.  There are four top-level women locally.  One of those is women, and unabashedly my favorite, is Mora.  She is the one I want little girls to meet: both because of her...

Spada Press

Guy Windsor.  It’s fascinating, a year ago he seemed far away, almost a celebrity in my mind.  He is I suppose, if to a niche fan base, as one of the foremost authorities on historical fencing.  We were introduced through a mutual friend much to my pleasure. He...

Colwyn Stagghorn: Master of Defense

I have known Nora Kirkeby for about a year now. We met through a mutual hobby and an interest in Medieval and Renaissance history. I have watched this young lady flourish and create amazing pieces of art in various styles of scroll work from various countries and...