About The Coblog

  David Coblentz is the principal instructor at the Decatur School of Arms in Decatur, Georgia, where he teaches the art of the rapier according to the…

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Developing Lessons around Interpretations

Developing Lessons around Interpretations

The Decatur School of Arms will be hosting our third annual Rapier and Saber Pedagogy (RASP) retreat February 14-17, 2020. In our first year, one…

Writing Our Book

Writing Our Book

Yesterday, Dori and I approved the final proofs for our new book, Fundamentals of Italian Rapier, which should be available on Amazon and other distributors within the…

Lesson 80

Lesson 80

I taught this lesson to a student at an SCA practice recently. The student has been fencing around 6 months and has recently started taking…