The messer is an interesting HEMA discipline to study. There is quite an active and vibrant community of people who practise it regularly, and I would like to interview some of these instructors to help show some of the different approaches to study and interpretation.
My inspiration for these questions has come from seeing people asking about how to begin their study of messer, and seeing the kinds of response that they often receive on social media online. I thought it would be interesting to pose some of the common questions, and also to ask some of the questions that I believe could be helpful but that I don’t often see in these discussions.
- Ross Bailey
- Joeli Takala
- Bill Grandy
- Christian Tobler
- Kelly Anderton
- Jim Campbell
- Robert Brooks
- Oskar ter Mors
- Jess Finley
- Katja Poppenhaeger
- Martin Enzi
I hope you find these interviews as interesting to read as I did.
My sincere thanks to everyone who contributed a response!
Conclusions will be forthcoming once the full set of interviews are published!
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