https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hL3lUzlktM Greetings and Happy New Year from all of us at TPLA! It has been a big year here for us and we have been working behind the scenes all over the world. 2019 has been a year of changes, renewals, and challenges. But as we enter 2020, we are invigorated with a sense of… Continue reading Happy New Year!
We have our first guest contributor here to the blog! Actually two! Ben Judkins of Kung Fu Tea and his wife Tara recently hosted Damon Honeycutt for a workshop last Sunday. Damon is one of the progenitors of the lightsaber movement and last winter we hosted him here for the Symposium. Here is a report… Continue reading Exploring Creativity and Authenticity: A Workshop with Damon Honeycutt
Greetings all! Some of you may be wondering where i have been this past month and a half. This past October I had the pleasure and honor of teaching at the very first “International Lightsaber Workshop” hosted by the French Federation of Fencing (FFE). The weekend was long, hard, and one of the most enriching… Continue reading First International Lightsaber Fencing Workshop
In two weeks my teacher, Ma Yue, will arrive here in the US for his next visit. In preparation, I thought I would post a little information for those who are not familiar with him or his family. Although I may be guilty of a bit of bias, I think his accomplishments and experience are… Continue reading A Sketch of a Master: Ma Yue
Apologies for the lack of posts. Things are ramping up for summer. We have the Summer Workshop with Ma Yue in August, and many big things coming up in Fall. Stay tuned! Also, on June 22nd in Ann Arbor Michigan, we will hold our first workshop on the FFE Rules! We will go over arming,… Continue reading ASL-FFE rules: First workshop June 22
At long last, the fruits of this years symposium are being revealed! This is the first showing of the Dulon set the Damon (General Sun) Honeycutt has created for the sabering world. As you may have read, we gathered together over a weekend in April to set down this method and come together as minds… Continue reading The General’s Djem So
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lNRNtw3zWw The live broadcast of the Symposium. Symposium 2019 This past weekend we held out 2019 Seven Forms Symposium. This year was very special in that we met in real life and in real time to exchange skills ideas and produce something new. This we also had the honor of hosting one of the founders… Continue reading Seven Forms Symposium 2019