Claire Wemyss lives in Vancouver and is a coach, educator, and co-founder of Kunst des Funkelns, which focusses on the martial arts of medieval Germany and runs from Valkyrie Western Martial Arts Assembly. In this episode, Claire describes how she and her training partner Jon Mills came up with the name of Kunst des Funkelns, her love for the Messer, and why play-based learning is so important.
Claire is also an ADHD coach, and towards the end of our conversation, she describes how coaches can best work with neurodivergent students, and how neurodivergent students themselves can self-advocate to ensure they get the most out of the learning environment.
- Kunst des Funkelns on Instagram.
- I said in the episode I would post a link to Foametheus Forge, but they don’t appear to be in business any more.
- Episode 5 with Kaja Sadowski
- Episode 23 with Da’Mon Stith
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