The spear was the most common weapon in ancient battles. There was a reason: spears work. Here, we try out spears against a variety of foes. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige The longer version of this video, with more commentary from Matt Easton and me, and all of all 65 bouts is here: https://youtu.be/afqhBODc_8U Thanks to Matt Easton for inviting me to Fight Camp 2018. Thanks also to my cameraman Alex Abdolwahabi, and to all those who participated. No one was hurt, unless you count injuries to pride. Buy the music - the music played at the end of my videos is now available here: https://lindybeige.bandcamp.com/track/the-mandeville-march More weapons and armour videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCA860ECD7F894424 Lindybeige: a channel of archaeology, ancient and medieval warfare, rants, swing dance, travelogues, evolution, and whatever else occurs to me to make. ▼ Follow me... Twitter: https://twitter.com/Lindybeige I may have some drivel to contribute to the Twittersphere, plus you get notice of uploads. Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Lindybeige (it's a 'page' and now seems to be working). Google+: "google.com/+lindybeige" website: http://www.LloydianAspects.co.uk http://www.youtube.com/user/"Lindybeige"