Freelance Academy Press brings readers innovative books and rich supporting material in the field of Western martial arts, American and European history, arms and armour, chivalry, historical arts and crafts, and related adult and young adult fiction. They do this through new educational books and carefully selected, timeless reprints.

Wiktenauer is an ongoing collaboration among researchers and practitioners from across the Western martial arts community, seeking to collect all of the primary and secondary source literature that makes up the text of historical European martial arts research and to organize and present it in a scholarly but accessible format.

The Chivalric Fighting Arts Association (CFAA) is an international organization of schools and clubs devoted to the study of historical European martial arts, particularly those practiced in a chivalric context, used in war, the tournament, and the duel.


It is Albion’s mission with the Maestro Line to provide sparring swords that are traditionally constructed, sturdy and safe.

Arms & Armor training swords are constructed along the parameters of period training weapons and tested by western martial artists to refine their properties in replicating the feel and handling of original swords used in combat.

Darkwood Armory carries a wide variety of items for practitioners of historical martial arts, including training weapons and protective equipment.

That Guy’s Products include masks, gorgets, and eye protection.


Revival Clothing creates garments that are flattering, functional, durable, and affordable while preserving a historical line.


Playing host to an instructor list ranging worldwide, and classes for all levels of student, the Western Martial Arts Workshop provides the best series of classes, collegiality and research available in the Western Arts today.

Modern students practicing the knightly arts

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