Weapons

  • Foil
    Foil

    The "teaching weapon," which establishes a foundation of knowledge, control, and thought.

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    Epee

    The "excursion weapon," which builds on the foundation of foil and delves into the elements of a "real" fight.

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    Sabre

    The classical "edge and point" sword, which favors the bold and adds a new element, the cut, to classical fencing.

  • Small Sword 2
    SmallSword

    The "bridge" weapon closes the gap between classical and historical, and is a fantastic stand-alone weapon.

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    Rapier & Dagger

    The "frank encounter" sword, one of the most romantic and iconic historical weapons, but no less deadly.

  • Longsword 2
    Longsword

    Known as the queen of weapons, it is the most widely used weapon in the HEMA tradition.

  • Dussack

    Once used as a training tool for short, single-edged weapons, now an art in it's own right.

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    Bolognese Sidesword

    Exhibiting the versatility, grace, and deadly efficiency of sixteenth century Bologna, Italy.



"This discipline calls for knowledge and practice: when practiced, it becomes knowledge."

Nicoletto Giganti
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