Medieval sword and related martial arts in Boston, MA
We are a Western martial arts organization located near Boston, Massachusetts and dedicated to the practical study of Kunst des Fechtens (KdF), the traditional martial arts of medieval Germany. Our primary weapon is the longsword, though we delve into other weapons from time to time. Currently we are doing:
The topic will be on structure with the Zornhau, Krumphau, Zwerchhau and Schielhau with low stances.
Footwork - stepping into low balance
Cutting - Zornhau, Krumphau, Zwerchhau and Schielhau into an end position with good structure.
Limited Sparring using Zornhau, Krumphau, Zwerchhau and Schielhau
Weapons Drills, Sparring and Interpretation
Happy New Year! Welcome to 2014 -- interested in learning something new?
Come try a free introductory session with Forte Swordplay and learn about swordsmanship from medieval and Renaissance Europe! We'll be kicking off 2014 with a few classes dedicated to introducing students old and new to training the basics of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA), beginning with the knightly longsword.
If you're interested, please fill out this simple scheduling survey: http://doodle.com/bzcfsvb4a78hz5q2. Just indicate which dates/times work best for you, and we'll be in touch when we confirm dates for these introductory sessions. Please don't hesitate to contact me directly with any questions, and we hope to see as many of you in the next couple weeks as possible!