Victorian Martial Arts: Bartitsu Relaunches May 25th!!!!

The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes is BACK!  Bartitsu and the old Bartitsu Club were key components as we were designing the Forteza studio. Designed as a way to introduce other martial artists to the unique “fusion” and “combat improvisation” of… Read More

Bartitsu/Baritsu Antagonism discussion at Academie Duello, Vancouver

A very interesting op-ed blog post on Bartitsu – what it was, what it is, and how it relates to 19th c Antagonistics in general, by our good friends at Academie Duello in Vancouver Bartitsu/Baritsu Antagonism.

“Mrs. Pankhurst’s Amazons”: a thrilling tale of Suffragette super-heroines

Coming in 2014: Mrs. Pankhurst’s Amazons, a three-part graphic novel series to be set in the Foreworld universe. Taking place in the year 1913, the trilogy will chronicle the adventures of Persephone Wright, who leads a secret society of radical Suffragettes known… Read More

You are Cordially Invited…..Forteza’s Founders’ Ball!

In Celebration of our First Anniversary and the reinvention of the noble experiment of Ancient Swordplay, Self-Defense, Fitness & Physical Culture begun by E. Barton-Wright and the Bartitsu Club over a century ago, We are pleased to invite our… Read More

Bartitsu sparring at Forteza

Bartitsuka Michael Mauch, Nathan Wisniewski and Tony Wolf, all of whom will be travelling to the UK in September to take part in the 2013 Bartitsu School of Arms event, demonstrate a variety of sparring drills including strike-only, thrust-only… Read More