Beginning HEMA: German Longsword


This course will introduce students to HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) with learning the knightly art of the German Longsword. This is a challenging course, students will focus on learning the fundamentals of Medieval/Renaissance era fencing: footwork, body mechanics, and controlling the sword. A variety of physical conditioning exercises are part of the training, so be prepared for a great workout! Through a variety of solo and paired drills students will learn basic attacks, defenses and fencing theory. Upon completion, students will be prepared to join our intermediate classes. All equipment provided.


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