About This Show
HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts and is an activity practiced by thousands across the country and around the world. The HEMA-Cast is a podcast focused on the topics and events important to the HEMA community. By going to events and interviewing members of HEMA, we get to exchange ideas and get to know the HEMA community at large.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 24 - Going International
International competitors Anton Kohutovič, Martin Tibenský, Sergey Kultaev, and Alexander Stankiewics attended IGX 2016 to compete and demonstrate their fencing skill and training, taking the top 3 spots in the IGX open Longsword competition. Anton Kohutovič and Martin Tibenský are from The Fencing Guild of Trnava in Slovakia. The fencing guild of Trnava can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TrnavskySermiarskyCech/ The Freifectergilde can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/FFGilde and online at http://ffgspb.ru/ The Freifectergilde's event Fecht Terra 2017 will take place October 7th through 9th. More information about that can be found on their facebook page. And the Freifectergilde is part of NFHEMA which can be found at ruhema.ru. To add some more community involvement, I'd like to have our listeners record themselves reading the opening and/or closing script to be included in the episode. If you'd like send me a recording of either the opening or closing script, e-mail me at HEMAPodcast@gmail.com with an audio file. The script for the opening and closing of the episode are found below: Opening: Hello, You're listening to the HEMA-Cast. A HEMA Focused Podcast. Where we interview members of the HEMA community, have roundtable discussions about topics important to HEMA, and discuss upcoming events with event organizers. I am [your name] and here is your host Patrick McCaffrey. Closing: You can find The HEMA-Cast on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play Music at the HEMA-Cast. If you like what we do, and want to make it easier for people to find us, please rate us, write a review, and share it with your friends. If there's something we could be doing better, or you want to recommend a topic or a person to talk with, e-mail us at HEMAPodcast@gmail.com or message us on Facebook or Twitter. In the meantime, this is [your name] and I hope you are granted Prudence, Celerity, Audacity, and Fortitude in all that you do. Thanks for listening. The HEMA-Cast is brought to you in part by Sword Carolina. Sword Carolina offers an online HEMA school, as well as The Academy for study group and club leaders. Sword Carolina can be found online at