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  • Top 10 Classic Longsword Matches

    This is my list of my picks for top 10 classic longsword matches. This will be a departure from my normal game design/HEMA theory/ecological approach topics, but it was fun so I did it. My list is highly subjective, it is based on matches that I like or that made an impact on me, or…

  • Building a Class Out of Games

    For instructors who are new to teaching with games, it can be challenging to figure out how to build a cohesive class which teaches specific techniques or concepts. So I thought it would be useful to share how I plan and organize my own classes. My classes usually consist of a warm-up, one basic game,…

  • The Secret Bonus of Games

    In “CLA is Not Games“, Stephen Cheney outlined the key differences between the Constraints-Led Approach (a methodology for teaching motor skills) and games (a type of training exercise). This is an important difference to remember when you’re thinking about moving your training over to this methodology. One key advantage of using games as your primary…