The following research has been produced by our talented members:
You may find it useful to read this in conjunction with Memorial Of the Practice of the Montante by Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo: a transcription and translation by Eric Myers and a history by Steve Hick Second Edition .
By Ryan Tanzer, Historical Fencing, a blog discussing a variety of HEMA topics.
Ryan’s extensive reading and his history studies, coupled with his cross-disciplinary training schedule at a variety of HEMA schools mean his blog posts draw on a great breadth of information.
By Lois Spangler, Storytrade, a blog which includes translations of Destreza texts.
Lois is bilingual in Spanish and English, and has put her impressive translation skills to work against the challenging renaissance Portuguese text, Oplosophia e Verdadeira Destreza das Armas, by Diogo Gomes de Figueiredo.