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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Nordschlad 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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Nordschlag in Less Than a Week!

Less than a week! Woo hoo! We’ll be having the first ever Women’s Only Steel Longsword event in a Canadian tournament, as well as our usual Open Steel Longsword and Sword & Buckler events. We even have a knife fighting event. Included for those who are more beginners in HEMA…

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Nordschlag 2017 Updates

The ruleset is up for the tournament! Please read, as all competitors will be held to these rules, and rules will be strictly enforced. As of today we have 21 competitors registered from schools in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Vancouver, and Calgary. There are others who have told us, verbally, that they…

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