“Old School Fitness Becomes New Trend”: Bartitsu and Historical Fencing Featured in the Chicago Tribune

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Saturday, 21st April 2012

“Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine,” begins John Owens’ new article and video feature for the Chicago Tribune. The video highlights the antagonisticathlon event that served as a “graduation” for the Bartitsu Club of Chicago’s introductory 6-week course as well as historical fencing action from members of the Chicago Swordplay Guild and demonstrations of some physical culture exercises.

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