Hurstwic Podcast

A show about All Things Viking
The Saga of Hurstwic

April 4, 2018

John Davis chats with Dr. William Short about the Saga of Hurstwic. Join us as Dr. Short recounts the amazing journey from our early days as a reenactment group to the modern organization it is today. We dig deep into Hurstwic's mission, activities, goals, achievements, and future plans.

The Viking Mindset

May 14th, 2018

John Davis and Mike Cicale chat with Hurstwic special advisor Reynir Oskarson. We explore the Viking mindset and how it has shaped our training methodologies. We also go into other martial arts practices and how they inform what we do at Hurstwic. Plus, chocolate licorice.

Barbara Wechter of Wechter Arms

June 18th, 2018

John Davis and Dr. William Short chat with Barbara Wechter of Wechter Arms about training weapons and how they compare to historical weapons. We get into the details of striking the balance between a good training weapon we can use in sparring that simulates a real weapon as much as possible without the obvious dangers.