A selection of free videos I’ve produced since 2020, showcasing the breadth and variety of my work. Get practical movement and self defense tips. Sit in on a cozy chat with a colleague about big-picture topics. Get a window into my teaching brain with an unstructured pedagogy vlog. You’ll get a good sense of what I’m about, and you might learn something along the way!
A two-part series to help you keep your body mobile during periods of low activity. These low-gear exercises target your shoulders, wrists, hips, and ankles. Perfect for folks who are working from home, self-isolating, or just have a busy desk job.
Is your friend really having a good time? Or do they feel trapped by a low-level predator? This guide to body language cues helps you decide when to intervene. Produced together with Valkyrie Western Martial Arts Assembly.
Swordchats with Kaja and Charles
Conversations with Charles Lin on Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) and related topics. Charles is a martial artist, independent researcher, and performance artist in Washington, DC. His primary area of study is medieval German Kunst des Fechtens.
An informal video series I ran from December 2019 to May 2020. It was a mix of teaching demonstrations, unscripted thoughts on a single topic, and candid training moments. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I moved from a pre-recorded vlog to weekly live chats on my Patreon. Those are still going strong over a year later!