Videos with Maestro Ramón Martínez and Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez

Television Appearances

Museum Secrets: Inside the Palacio Real, Madrid (Trailer) — Museum Secrets, 2013, Episode 17

Destreza Masters Recommend a Visit to Palacio Real's Armoury (Vlog) — Museum Secrets, 2013, Episode 17


Maestro Ramón Martínez, the art of fencing

Maestro Ramón Martínez answers questions about Fencing and Fencing History (La Verdadera Destreza is addressed at the following time codes in response to the following questions):

  • 19:08 “What are the "rapiers" for cut and thrust in the 19th Century? Were they just straight swords like spadroons or light renaissance weapons? Are there any original training or assault weapons known these days?”
  • 21:55 “Why was Spanish Destreza abandoned when fencing (based on French and Italian styles) developed? Why did Spanish Destreza as a style disappear?”
  • 25:48 “Regarding ‘Vulgar’ fencing, or fencing among peasants and commoners from the early modern period up. Are there any surviving records or evidence?”

Pandemic Interview with Maestro Ramón Martínez. Discussion of Destreza begins at 17:55 into the interview.

Pandemic Interview with Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez.

Interview with Maestro Ramón Martínez & Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez at CombatCon 2016

Other Videos

19th Century Fencing Weapons and Memorabilia Exhibitions at La Nacionale, Spanish Benevolent Society, New York City, 2017, presented by Martinez Academy of Arms and curated by Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez.

Dinner at La Nacionale held to celebrate Maestro Ramón Martínez teaching for 35 years.

Maestro Ramón Martínez and Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez' induction into the Masters Hall Of Fame, a non profit organization whose mission is to recognize excellence in the Martial Arts and pay homage to talented masters and their contributions to martial arts.