James Marwood on the Gentlemanly Arts of Self Defence and Sartorialism

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 29th September 2013

Bartitsu instructor James Marwood is interviewed for The Perfect Gentleman, a UK-based initiative to “make the world a more respectful, stylish and gentlemanly place, one man at a time.”

Topics of conversation include James’s career as a business change consultant, his early experiences as a doorman (bouncer), the history and revival of Bartitsu with an aside into the Sherlock Holmes connection, teaching self defence classes tailored to young men and gentlemanly choices of attire, finishing with “The Perfect Gentleman’s Ten Questions”.

The Bartitsu and self defence section of the interview runs from about 13:48-35:25.

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