Forte Swordplay






We are a Western martial arts and Historical European Martial Arts ( HEMA ) 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: 

  • longsword
  • dusack  / messer / one-handed sword
  • dagger 
  • falchion
  • rapier
  • sword and buckler 
  • spear
  • flail




Want to check us out?

Come try a Free Class!

We are located at Vivo Fencing at 40 Rogers Road in Haverhill.

Take a look at our location and training schedule for more information on our sites and times, and contact us to schedule a free visit! 

Also you can check out our Meet-up page.