Posting this a bit early since I won't be able to tomorrow. Not a new article, but a fairly extensive pdf that is derived from the powerpoint presentation that was used for my lecture first at WMAW 2015 in Racine, USA, and then before the GHFS in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The topic is research methods and things we need to study in our research, both on a macro and micro level and all of it boils down to the two words "context" and "properties".

Don't hesitate to ask any questions. I will try to answer as best I can.

Research methods and tools for understanding combat manuals

Roger Norling
Roger Norling is an instructor on Joachim Meÿer's Halben Stangen (Quarterstaff) with the Gothenburg Free Fencer's Guild (GFFG).

Starting with the Gothenburg Historical Fencing School in 2008, he is since 2015 a member of the GFFG. His main focus in his research is the "Kunst des Fechtens" and primarily the longsword, dussack and polearms. He has been focusing on the works of Joachim Meÿer since 2009. In this he has enjoyed collaborating with the Meyer Frei Fechter Guild and in May 2013 he became a Fechter of the MFFG. Recently, he has begun researching Meyer's dagger quite systematically using the same method he applied to his staff teachings.

Currently, he is writing on a series of books which will explore the teachings of Joachim Meyer, in collaboration with researcher friends in the HEMA community.

The upcoming two years he will be teaching Meÿer quarterstaff, dusack and longsword at various HEMA events in Europe and the USA. For more about this, read his instructor's profile.