The European Historical Combat Guild
Principles Based Practice of Historical Combat Styles
The Guild examines combat through the ages,by the the use of a Philisophical approachand a set of Princiciples, Concepts and Fundamentals, These are held to govern, behaviours and movemerent in general and combat specifically.
Using these we aim to interpret and better understand the use of historical weaposn as well as their context, whether working in periods or styles where sources exist or where they do not.
Training takes place in the Guild Chapters and Study Groups
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The European Histroical Combat Guild
Founded in 2000, through the Principles and an approach to teaching that have been developed and used across nearly 60 years
The develoment of any skill is based upon ones physical practice of it, this is best done under skilled instruction and with the use of a system that gives opertunity for undertanding and appropriate feed back to enhance growth and insight
Practice in this context is the practical use of the skill one has developed through training. wheteher this is the practice for it's own sake, to develope a richer understanding of souyrce materials etc.
In this field, we must be keen researchers of the past, in a s broad a context as possible to support the physiucal skills and undertanding we are developing,which thne feed back in to furthering our research