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HROARR Video Challenge

Posted on Mar 31st, 2017 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

So here is a challenge to you all: Start making series of really good, well-planned instructional videos of the system(s) you study/teach. Preferably…

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Society for Historical European Martial Arts Studies (SHEMAS) - announcement

Posted on Mar 30th, 2017 - By Daniel Jaquet - 0 Comments

The Society for Historical European Martial Arts Studies (SHEMAS) is an idea that turned into a project several years ago. It comes from a need that…

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A tear in our beer for a great master

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

446 years ago on this day, the 24th of February, 1571, Fencing Master Joachim Meyer died shortly after his arrival at the court of the Duke of…

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The Awardees of the HEMA Scholar Awards is now official!

Posted on Dec 30th, 2016 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Finally, after a lot of hard work by the jury, on the last few days of the year, we are extremely happy to present the awardees of the 2016 HEMA…

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Support Fighters Against Racism

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Here is a campaign we support 100% and strongly encourage you to consider supporting as well. So, what is Fighters Against Racism? The Fighters…

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NEWS: UFC's Conor McGregor picks up HEMA

Posted on Apr 1st, 2016 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

In a surprising but exciting move on the UFC YT Vlog, Irish UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor just announced that he will expand on his…

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Saluting the master

Posted on Feb 24th, 2016 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

On this day, the 24th of February, 1571, Fencing Master Joachim Meyer died shortly after his arrival at the court of the Duke of Mecklenburg in…

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Please help support HROARR!

Posted on Feb 9th, 2016 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Once again I would like to ask for your kind support in financing the server and software costs for the HROARR site. The funds we received from you…

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The Awardees of the HEMA Scholar Awards 2015

Posted on Dec 29th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

First of all I would like to congratulate all the awardees of this year’s HEMA Scholar Awards! I am personally very happy to see all these great…

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A Crowd Funding Appeal

Posted on Nov 11th, 2015 - By Martin Austwick - 0 Comments

When people in HEMA talk about wrestling, the chances are they are talking about German “Ringen” or Italian “Abrazzare”; there isn't really…

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New document on Research Methods added for download.

Posted on Oct 15th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Posting this a bit early since I won't be able to tomorrow. Not a new article, but a fairly extensive pdf that is derived from the powerpoint…

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HEMA Charity Campaign 2015

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Most of us have seen glimpes of the very disturbing images of drowning children fleeing from the horrors in Syria. Last year we launched a charity…

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News: New page with posts from the HEMA Blogosphere

Posted on Jun 5th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

We have very exciting news for you today. We finally officially launched a new page on HROARR called the HEMA Blogosphere found in the main menu…

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Official Swedish HEMA Championships

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Hot News: The Swedish HEMA Federation has been given official approval to arrange Swedish Championships in HEMA by the Swedish Sports Confederation.…

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A salute to Joachim Meÿer!

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

On this day, the 24th of February, 1571, Fencing Master and ex-soldier Joachim Meÿer died shortly after his arrival at the court of the Duke of…

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HROARR has another sister site!

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

This week we launched a sister site called Northern Bush. This site is dedicated to living in the wild with hiking, camping, bushcrafting and…

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Announcement: The HEMA Scholar Awardees of 2014!

Posted on Jan 1st, 2015 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The jury for the HEMA Scholar Awards 2014 has finally reached a decision on what nominees will be awarded for their work and dedication in 2013. Here…

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Support HROARR!

Posted on Dec 19th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Originally starting out just as a simple site to share links to equipment suitable to HEMA and to clubs around the world, the HROARR site has now…

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Introduction to Joachim Meyer's quarterstaff

Posted on Dec 12th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Long overdue I've finally posted my booklet on the Meyer quarterstaff, a weapon also used to train spear and halberd. It is tied to the workshops I…

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Technical issues

Posted on Dec 4th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Hi everyone! For the last few days we have been experiencing some technical issues with the site. I am not quite sure of the cause but it may be…

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Swordfish on Al Jazeera

Posted on Nov 8th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXy6ht8dG2E Huge congratulations to everyone involved in whatever way with Swordfish! And to Paul Rhys, the…

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The Swordfish 2014 livestream

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The Swordfish 2014 livestream is set to start on 20:00 CET, November 1 on this link: http://live.ghfs.se/ Please help us raise awareness of our…

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The Polish Cross-cutting art and Budo - A meeting of cultures

Posted on Oct 15th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNK3EkLVg-A Another brilliantly produced video by the Sienawskis, with Polish sabre displayed before the…

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Swordfish tournament livestream

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Swordfish livestream will showcase on Saturday, November 1st, on this adress, spread the word! http://live.ghfs.se In the meantime, follow the link…

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Call for papers to Acta Periodica Duellatorum 2015

Posted on Oct 1st, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Dear Swordsmen and -women, I would like to inform you that the Call for Papers period for Acta Periodica Duellatorum is now open. If you are …

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HEMA in the N.Y. Times

Posted on Sep 16th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

We're quite excited to see HEMA being reported in the renowned and prestigious N.Y. Times magazine! It features both an article on the HEMA event…

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Researchers eligible for the HEMA Scholar Awards

Posted on Sep 13th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

As it can be difficult to remember who published research in 2013 we will here list some examples of researchers and authors we know are eligible for…

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New book out: Henry de Sainct-Didier's "Secrets of the Sword Alone"

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Chris Slee has just published a translation of Henry de Sainct-Didier's "Secrets of the Sword Alone". You can find out how to buy it…

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Restoration of 16th Century German Longsword Illustrations

Posted on Sep 1st, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Here's a cool new HEMA Kickstarter project to consider. Adelheid Zimmerman has launched a project to restore the illustrations from Joachim Meyer's…

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Time to nominate for HEMA Scholar Awards 2014!

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

It's about that time of the year again where we need to start thinking of nominations for the HEMA Scholar Awards of 2014, ie researchers who have…

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Smooth and beautiful fencing

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9vosjnGYb8…

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Happy Easter from HROARR!

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Just wishing everyone a terrific, HEMAtistic Easter! Keep up the great work with training, fighting, researching and most importantly sharing your…

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Jogo do Pau returns to the WWOC

Posted on Apr 16th, 2014 - By Luis Preto - 0 Comments

It is my pleasure to announce that, after sadly missing the 2012 event, I'll be again teaching at the WWOC (Hannover). More, this time I'll be…

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Hroarr is closing down

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Hello dear HEMA community! I am sad to say that I've reached one of those points in life where you have to make a drastic choice, where you look…

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Swedish HEMA Federation member of the Budo & Martial Sports Federation

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Big news both for international HEMA and in particular the Swedish HEMA fencers! The Swedish HEMA Federation is now an official member of the Swedish…

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HEMA Charity 2014

Posted on Mar 4th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me what incredible people that make up the Historical Fencing community. Your hospitality, openness, willingness to…

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Support the Rossfechten Symposium!

Posted on Feb 10th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

This needs all the support you can give, so please pitch in! We have the chance to create a truly historic event, the first of it's kind,…

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Damn beautiful sword & buckler fencing

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

http://vimeo.com/85750549 by Roland Warzecha and friends!…

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Jogo do Pau - A living European martial art

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkZxlyQ_VP8 Just to remind you of the beauty of one of the few still living European martial arts; Portuguese Jogo…

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Wiktenauer fundraiser

Posted on Jan 20th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

As you may have suspected, running Wiktenauer isn't free. While neither I nor sysadmin Christian receive any compensation for our efforts, the costs…

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Badass Indes Ladies

Posted on Jan 17th, 2014 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

Here in Salzburg, in our club called INDES more than a third of the members are female. A while ago the idea came up of having our own weekend…

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Thank you for 2013!

Posted on Dec 30th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

I just want to thank everyone for an amazing year, both for me as a person for being given the chance to travel the world to teach and meet some…

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The jury has reached a decision!

Posted on Dec 21st, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Finally we have a decision on the awardees of the HEMA Scholar Awards 2013. After careful consideration of all nominations sent in by the HEMA…

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Nominate people for the HEMA Scholar Awards

Posted on Oct 29th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Finally, it is time to start nominating the researchers you admire, respect and consider to be worthy of having their hard work awarded both with…

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The lost 2nd Giganti treatise rediscovered

Posted on Oct 21st, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Nicoletto Giganti is one of the most celebrated Italian fencing masters of the 17th century. His widely-acclaimed treatise of 1606 promised a second…

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Iron Gate Exhibition 2013: special invite for overseas HEMA practitioners!

Posted on Jul 30th, 2013 - By Jeff Tsay - 0 Comments

A special invitation from the New World to the Old World! For HEMA practitioners able and willing to travel to our event from across the Atlantic…

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Promo for the public fencing course Pugiles

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Beautifully shot and executed, so there is no way we can keep from sharing…

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Furor et Ferrum

Posted on Jun 6th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 4 Comments

Very nicely choreographed public display of Renaissance fighting with various weapons. They won two well deserved golds in an international…

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Arming Sword Geometry by Peter Johnsson

Posted on May 30th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

Designing a sword of mid 14th century style using a system of geometric drawing that is inspired by surviving plans of medieval gothic architecture.…

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GHFS’ guide for instructors now available in English

Posted on May 25th, 2013 - By Anders Linnard - 2 Comments

It is with great pleasure that I am able to present How we train – a guide for instructors in English. This is our primary study material for…

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Pro Gauntlets Crowd-Funding project!

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

Great new project for creating a proper articulated protective glove for HEMA fencing that we strongly support. It is run as a crowd-funding project…

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HEMA Scholar Awards

Posted on Apr 30th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Hi everyone! As we all know HEMA has many different aspects that are all equally important in our shared effort in recreating these forgotten…

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News from Dr. Forgeng

Posted on Apr 13th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Great news for students of Joachim Meyer and Leküchner, from Dr. Jeffrey L. Forgeng, posted on the Reprint Forgeng's "The Art of Combat" Facebook…

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Illustration showing the hanging of Paul Hektor Mair

Posted on Apr 5th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 4 Comments

This is a pretty damn exciting find! Eric Wiggins discovered an illustration depicting the hanging of 16th cent martial arts enthusiast and…

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New EU laws regarding the carrying of swords

Posted on Apr 1st, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 12 Comments

With a recent and surprising decision, the EU Directive 135/52/EC, people within the European Union are from the beginning of this month forbidden…

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Meyer Rappier research launch

Posted on Mar 27th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 12 Comments

There is a growing interest in Meyer's rappier and to aid in this, and as I also plan to study this more myself since it is basically required in…

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A two way street between Jogo do Pau & Historical Fencing

Posted on Mar 9th, 2013 - By Luis Preto - 3 Comments

Being the Jogo do Pau instructor with the closest international ties to the HEMA community, I have learned a lot from this interaction, while also…

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Finals of Fechtschule America broadcast live online!

Posted on Feb 20th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Something not to miss: Like the two last Swordfish events, Fechtschule America is now broadcasting the final fights live on the Internet. The…

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New: 2nd edition of Luis Preto's book on Jogo do Pau!

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Looking for something good to read about a living form of traditional European Martial Arts? Well here's a good tip for you: Luis Preto is just…

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The HEMAtrix

Posted on Jan 16th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

HROARR now has its own 'Pinterest'-style page called the HEMAtrix. Each image is gathered from the article material and links directly to its…

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International event in Italy

Posted on Jan 10th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Here is a Historical Fencing event in Rome, Italy, some of you may not be familiar with. It is now being prepared for the sixth time and will include…

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Post your thoughts on HROARR

Posted on Jan 9th, 2013 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

The beauty of posting your texts on HROARR is that we then can have lots of HEMA articles published under various categories, even quite specific…

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Translation of Meyer's first treatise finally here!

Posted on Dec 31st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

After a long and excited waiting, Kevin Maurer has finally managed to deliver a great gift on the last day of the year; a complete translation of…

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Rest in peace, gentle giant!

Posted on Dec 19th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 4 Comments

We are deeply saddened by the news that Rory van Noort of AMEK, one of the brightest shining rising stars of HEMA has left us far too young. We wish…

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Noël, Noël!

Posted on Dec 18th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Still not in that proper Christmas mood yet? Well grab your eggnog, turn up the speakers and sing along! Here is another Christmas card from GHFS and…

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A Yule greeting from HROARR & GHFS

Posted on Dec 13th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Just to get you in the right…

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Footwork video from Sala delle Armi.

Posted on Nov 30th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 3 Comments

Very nicely produced video on footwork, from La Sala delle…

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Lecture on the world from which the fencing art evolved

Posted on Nov 15th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

This is probably the best lecture on the world from which the fencing masters and their Art evolved that I have ever seen! Very impressive work,…

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Record for Swordfish 2012

Posted on Oct 1st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Swordfish 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden is already a smashing hit with more than 200 participants registered. Every year it grows and this year we have…

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Rope drill for HEMA.

Posted on Sep 12th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

This is a very interesting exercise. The exercise is based on a boxing drill and can be expanded upon in different ways and looks worth exploring.…

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Footwork exercises by Ilkka

Posted on Aug 29th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwdfUCqsusQ I found these exercises interesting and will be adding some of this to what we already do in our…

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Gen 2 of The Swing

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

I just wanted to let everyone know how much I love the new version of The Swing training "sword" from Mblades.com. Although the old version is still…

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Summer Longsword pieces

Posted on Aug 14th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 4 Comments

Just another damn good video clip from Bratislavsky sermiarsky…

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A thank you!

Posted on Jul 31st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

It is very, very cool to see that statistics show how reviews on HROARR with time reaches at least about 20-25% of the whole HEMA community! Thank…

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A goldmine of printed fencing treatises

Posted on Jul 19th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 6 Comments

Today I thought I would share a little "secret". In Saarbrucken, Germany there is this great little bookbindery called Fines Mundi that produces…

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HEMA Facebook group for women

Posted on Jul 13th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

"... Esfinges, a [Facebook] group recently started by Ruth Garcia Navarro and Perica Lòpez for women in HEMA. We aim to unite the ones we've got…

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Review updated

Posted on Jul 8th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Just made a tiny update to the review of the Hi-Tec Scimitar fencing shoes here. Really good and durable shoes.…

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A call to arms!

Posted on Jul 4th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 3 Comments

From at least as far back as the early to mid 1400s, all the way up until about the French Revolution in 1789, longsword fencers have been…

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New page: Training sword maintenance

Posted on Jun 20th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

A new page about Training sword maintenance has just been posted. This page will soon have an accompanying page about how to remove severe rust and…

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R.L. Scott Conference in Glasgow, 2012

Posted on Jun 14th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

A Celebration of R.L. Scott and His Arms & Armour Collection Glasgow Museums 19-20 September 2012 "No master better versed in their…

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HEMA event: Bilbao Armata 2012 in Spain.

Posted on Jun 12th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

Confirmed instructors thus far are: Roman Vucajnk (Academia artis dimicatoriae) Harry Winter (Dreynschlag) Alberto Bomprezzi (AEEA) Mishaël…

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Spanish FEEH HEMA event in the Mallorcas!

Posted on Jun 11th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The FEEH (Spanish Historical Fencing Federation) holds it's first international event the 12th, 13th and 14th of OCTOBER 2012 and the whole…

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New research project: Meyer's general advice

Posted on May 31st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

This project will collect all of Joachim Meyer’s personal advice on fighting, stripping away all techniques instead focusing on fighting…

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New German rapier treatise added: Joachim Koppen from 1619 (1625)

Posted on May 3rd, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 3 Comments

Joachim Koppen was a Phil. and Med. Doctor in Magdeburg who wrote this treatise after having been taught to fence at the University of Wittenberg by…

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New Spanish Historical Fencing Federation (F.E.E.H.)

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 - By Eugenio Garcia-Salmones - 3 Comments

SPANISH HISTORICAL FENCING FEDERATION (F.E.E.H.) COMMUNIQUE: After several years of meetings, exchanges and cross trainings, some Spanish HEMA…

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Unique new treatise added

Posted on Apr 16th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

We just added a rather unique new, but uncompleted treatise to our database. This time it is the Codex Guelf 83.4 August 8°, entitled "Das ander…

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Longpoint 2012: June 15-17, Baltimore MD

Posted on Apr 4th, 2012 - By Ben Michels - 0 Comments

Longpoint 2012, the east coast’s premier HEMA gathering and tournament is now three days long! June 15-17, 2012, at the Howard County Sports…

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Liechtenauer a Swede!

Posted on Apr 1st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Just found solid proof that Johannes Liechtenauer originally came from Sweden and that this Johannes of Sueeno is indeed the fencing teacher that…

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New Book: Manoscritto I.33

Posted on Mar 21st, 2012 - By Andrea Morini - 0 Comments

Hi everyone! I'm proud to announce a new book about the famous I.33 Manuscript. Authors: Andrea Morini, Riccardo Rudilosso and Federica…

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Beautiful facsimiles of the I.33 coming soon

Posted on Mar 15th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 4 Comments

The Royal Armouries have teamed up with specialist publishers of military manuscripts Extraordinary Editions to produce a full-size facsimile of the…

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New book: La Scherma by Francesco Ferdinando Alfieri

Posted on Mar 12th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

New book: La Scherma (The Art of Fencing) by Francesco Ferdinando Alfieri (1640) Translated by Caroline Stewart, Phil Marshall and Piermarco…

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New HEMA club in Dundee, Scotland

Posted on Mar 12th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

New HEMA club in Dundee, Scotland called The Institute for Historical Arts. The club is run by Mark Wilkie and James Burn, who also runs the…

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In honour of the 19th cent pioneers of HEMA

Posted on Mar 1st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

In honour of the 19th cent pioneers of HEMA, Cpt Alfred Hutton, Barton Wright, Gustav Hergsell, Egerton Castle, Cpt Sir Richard Burton, Cpt. Carl…

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New HEMA group in London, UK

Posted on Mar 1st, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

A new baby is born: Kunst des Fechtens has had a 12th chapter, fathered by Peter Smallridge who has studied with KdF Nottingham before moving south.…

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Glima wrestler nominated at Swedish Martial Arts Awards 2012

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Glima wrestler and instructor Lars Magnar Enoksen of IK Sparta has been nominated as Traditional Martial Artist of the Year by the Swedish Budo and…

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...and tonight the Swedish HEMA Federation has been founded.

Posted on Jan 28th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 1 Comment

The president is Niklas Mårdby of Gothenburg Historical Fencing School with Carl Ryrberg of Örebro Association for Historical Fencing as Vice…

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The French HEMA Federation (FFAMHE) has been founded.

Posted on Jan 28th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

After 12 years in preparation several French associations and clubs have gathered and managed to create a structure for a French HEMA federation. The…

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New HEMA club in Oslo, Norway

Posted on Jan 26th, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

I just received some club details for a new Norwegian HEMA club located in Oslo. They are called Oslo KDF and can be reached through…

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Talhoffer: New research in the Royal Library.

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2012 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Here's a interesting post on the front page of the Danish Royal Library. Amongst other things, the research of well-known HEMA-researcher and…

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Christmas goodies!

Posted on Dec 14th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Finally, we have been given access to Bonaventura Pistofilo's treatise on pike, halberd and arquebusier, entitled "Oplomachia". You can download it…

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For the first time: Scans of Theodori Verolini!

Posted on Nov 18th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Herzog August Bibliothek has kindly provided the GHFS with scans of Theodori Verolini's Meyer and Petter-inspired manual of 1679 and allowed Hroarr…

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Reprint translation of Joachim Meyer!

Posted on Oct 27th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 2 Comments

Join our Facebook group which we initiated to encourage the publisher to make a second print of the out-of-stock Forgeng-translation of Joachim…

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Permission from Biblioteka Jagiellonska.

Posted on Sep 13th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The Biblioteka Jagiellonska in Krakow, Poland, has just given their approval for Hroarr to distribute HEMA material such as their Gladiatoria…

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Equipment list revised

Posted on Sep 11th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

All dead links have been removed from the equipment list and new items have been…

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New review up

Posted on Sep 10th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

This time a review of Pavel Moc's Lichtenauer steel…

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New review up

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

This time a review of the Knightshop Synthetic Longsword - Pro-Line…

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Permission from Dresden SUB

Posted on Jul 6th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek in Dresden has just given their approval for Hroarr to distribute HEMA material such as their Paul Hektor…

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Meyers 1560 manuscript online again

Posted on Jun 20th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The University library of Lund has just given their approval for Hroarr to distribute Joachim Meyer's 1560 manuscript, and as a result it is back…

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Mair's Vienna manuscript online again

Posted on Jun 20th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The Österreichische Nationalbibliothek has just given their approval for Hroarr to distribute Mair's Vienna manuscript, Cod.Cod. 10825/10826, and as…

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New database in the works

Posted on May 15th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Long overdue, work is finally being done to open up a treatise-database with more info on the authors, interpretors, translators etc. Appologies for…

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New article

Posted on Apr 19th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The Secret Fechtbuch of the Little…

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New translation of Talhoffer 1443

Posted on Apr 19th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Tyrone Artur Budzin has recently published his document with a translation of the Talhoffer Gotha Codex from 1443. He has also sent updates to his…

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New fascinating book depicting university fencing!

Posted on Mar 11th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Neyffer's book on campus life in Wurttemberg of…

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BRAND-SPANKING NEW!

Posted on Feb 10th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Reviews of sparring swords and seven new…

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New article up

Posted on Jan 25th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

An introduction to a review series of a whole lot of sparring swords has been added to the review…

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1926 German article...

Posted on Jan 25th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

"Deutsche Fechtkunst der 16 Jahrhundert" by Prof. Dr. Panconcelli Calzia has been…

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New url for LUTEL

Posted on Jan 21st, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Due to internal conflicts LUTEL has a new url to their web…

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Hroarr is now on Facebook.

Posted on Jan 20th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Updates to the site will be published there so all friends instantly are briefed. Follow the link and add Hroarr as a…

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Book 2 of Paulus Hector Mair's

Posted on Jan 20th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

"De Arte Ahtletica" has been…

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Several HEMA associations

Posted on Jan 17th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

have been added to the Organisations & Clubs…

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The first book of Paulus Hector Mair's...

Posted on Jan 10th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

"Arte Athletica" from 1542 has been added to the manuscript…

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Seven new manuscripts uploaded.

Posted on Jan 5th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

Four pdf's with manuscripts related to Joerg Wilhalm have been uploaded. Also pdf's of Lekuchner Cgm 582, Paulus Kal Cgm 1507 and the anonymous Codex…

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Talhoffer Manuscript of 1443 (Gothaer Codex) uploaded.

Posted on Jan 4th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The manuscript section now contains the Talhofer manuscript "Gothaer Codex" of…

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Events list updated

Posted on Jan 4th, 2011 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The list have been updated with a bunch of upcoming, exciting HEMA…

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Clubs list updated

Posted on Nov 25th, 2010 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

The lists have been updated with 50+ clubs worldwide. The US is still awaiting…

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New equipment category:

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2010 - By Roger Norling - 0 Comments

HEMA Specific protective…

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New Blog page

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for HEMA Blogs…

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The HEMA Alliance Calendar of Events

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has been added to the events list at the bottom of the front…

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Book list

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updated with lots of new…

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Joachim Meyer's

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1570 manuscript…

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Missing pages

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p47-48 of 'Palaestra Svecana'…

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Pt. 1 of Paulus Hector Mair's

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1550 manuscript Mscr.Dresd.C.93 has been made available by the Dresden Library…

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New manuscript:

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Sebastian Heusler - New kunstlich Fectbuch... of…

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New Polearms study board

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Everyone is encouraged to join this board and learn about the wonderful world of really long…

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Paulus Hector Mair

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Ringen images with belt and clothes…

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New book:

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Camillo Agrippa translated in…

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New copy:

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Johann Georg Pascha's Kurtze Anleitung... of…

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New translation:

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Nicolaes Petter's Clear Education of…

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New group:

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Trnavsky sermiarsky…

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The Western Martial Arts Coalition

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WMAC is now officially…

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New translation

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of Diogo Gomes de Figueiredo's Iberian longsword manuscript of 1651: 'Memorial of the practice of the Montante'. Translated by Eric Myers and Steve…

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For the First time:

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The complete fencing manual of King Karl XII of Sweden - Palaestra Svecana 30…

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Great web documentary

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on Renaissance Martial…

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New club

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in Abdingon, Virginia,…

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New club added

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for Slovakia: Zoldnieri, based in…

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Two new study groups

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one in Victoria BC, Canada and one in Northern Nevada,…

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New book with translation of Fiore

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'Fior di Battaglia' by Tom…

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New group: ARMA Columbus Ohio

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ARMA Columbus Ohio -…

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New group: Selohaarr - Anchorage, Alaska

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Selohaarr - Anchorage,…

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Due to internal conflicts within ARMA

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... six study groups are no longer members of ARMA. The club list has been revised…

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Ravignat's article

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on Fiore spear…

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New manuscript: Andreas Paurnfeindt

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French hn236 manuscript…

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New manuscript: Andreas Paurnfeindt

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Andreas Paurnfeindt flipped version of manuscript…

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Manuscript has been added: King's Mirror

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King's…

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New wrestling manual

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Art_of_Wrestling.pdf…

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New book: How to wrestle - Instructions of Frank A. Gotch

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http://www.lulu.com/content/6133962…

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New book: The Gladiatoria Fechtbuch - Hugh Knight

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http://www.lulu.com/content/5495682…

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25 new manuscripts added in different categories

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