Pursuing a Modern-Day Way of the Sword

Why we fight

The likelihood that any of us will ever engage in real life or death combat with a sword is, to put it mildly, slim. What, then, is our motivation for practising historical martial arts today? Each practitioner is going to have a slightly different answer to this question.

For myself, my interest can be broken down into three approaches: the historical, the practical, and the philosophical.

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