Category Archives: Vigny stick fighting

Guard by Distance

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 20th November 2011 Instructor George Stokoe of the Battersea Bartitsu Study Group demonstrates the classic “guard by distance” tactic.

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Cane Fighting Seminar in Wuppertal, Germany

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 25th November 2011 Instructor Stefan Dieke will be holding a seminar on the Vigny method of stick fighting on December 17th & 18th. Topics: * Vigny’s stick fighting concepts* representative canonical techniques* exploring variations* … Continue reading

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Experimental Bartitsu Sparring in Naucalpan, Mexico

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 27th February 2012 Members of the Elite Fencing Club in Naucalpan, Mexico experiment with a set of point-based rules for Bartitsu stick fighting.

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M. Vigny’s School of Self Defence (Daily News, 27 May, 1904)

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Wednesday, 30th May 2012 “All good citizens will rejoice to learn that a new and efficacious method of abolishing those pests of the streets known as Hooligans Has been discovered and put into … Continue reading

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… Scheiße …

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Tuesday, 4th September 2012 “Not the smartest technique, but the effect is clearly visible”. A funny moment from Bartitsu training at the Alte Kampfkunst school in Wuppertal, Germany.

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Bartitsu Cane Sparring at the Alte Kampfkunst School

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 14th September 2012

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The Bartitsu School of Arms 2012 in Text, Video and Images

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 16th September 2012 The second annual Bartitsu School of Arms and Physical Culture was a three-day conference and training seminar held in Chicago between September 7-9, 2012. The event was hosted by … Continue reading

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Antagonistics at the Royal Albert Hall (1904)

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 Demonstrations of Pierre Vigny’s self defence with a walking stick and of jiujitsu were included alongside this July, 1904 Graeco-Roman wrestling championship bout between George Hackenschmidt and Tom Jenkins.

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Stick Fighting at the Bartitsu Club of Chicago

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 25th October 2012 

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“Philosophy of the Walking Stick” (1899)

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 11th January 2013 This excerpt from the Liverpool Mercury (Friday 5th May, 1899) may be among the first news reports in English concerning Professor Pierre Vigny, who would thereafter become a key instructor at … Continue reading

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