Upcoming Events – Spring 2018

Well, we’re almost into the tournament season, and that means that there will be a lot of events coming! Our first one is a members only event, on March 10, with Tony Huang visiting us from Blood & Iron Martial Arts. He’ll be showing use some of his interpretations on…

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Defining Our Art

The other day I had someone ask what it is that we do at The Academy of European Swordsmanship. He had found us through our website. Now, my immediate thoughts were that either he didn’t really have a look at the website, or it’s somehow lacking in this regard. Maybe…

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Rimbey Tournament Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, June 24, 2017, marks the second tournament to be held in Rimbey, Alberta. Hosted by our chapter there, it’s one of the seasonal tournaments for The Prairies’ Historical Fencing League. Located at Rimbey Community Centre, the tournament starts at 10:00 am and runs until it’s done (probably around 6…

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Nordschlag 2017 Gallery

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Nordschlag 2017 was a lot of fun, with participants from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and B.C. Saturday was the tournament, with winners from every school that participated. Sunday was the workshop, taught by Axel Petterson. Participants ranged in age from 10 years and up.

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On the After-Blow

Thanks to Matt Galas for allowing us to use this article… ————————— “I realize that the After-Blow has become such a commonplace in HEMA that folks don’t understand its origins. Here is the full text of an article on the After-Blow concept, documenting its origins in Belgian fencing guild rules…

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Nordschlag 2017 Results

Thanks to everyone who came and made Nordschlag 2017 a success! We’re looking forward to 2018, which will be our 12th year! Results for this year are: Synthetic Longsword: Gold: Corry Scholtz – Saskatoon Historical Fencing Silver: Caleb Forrest – AES Edmonton Bronze: Jessica Kaprowski – AES Rimbey Synthetic Sword…

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