From the archives …

Royal Armouries fight interpreters Rob Temple (as Dr. John Watson, left) and Keith Ducklin (as Sherlock Holmes, right) strike Bartitsu cane fighting poses during their 2001 presentation “Bartitsu, the martial art of Sherlock Holmes”. Inspired by the online publication of E.W. Barton-Wright’s articles at the Electronic Journals of Martial Arts and Sciences Journal of Manly Arts, this was the first known public demonstration of Bartitsu since 1902.

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