Glasgow HEMA Open 2019
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Glasgow HEMA Open 2019

Welcome to the third annual Glasgow HEMA Open, one of Scotlands largest HEMA tournaments.
As last year there will be two opens: As normal we will run a Steel Longsword Open, but our Singlestick Open will now be replaced by a Dussack Open. As last year we want to run a Womens Steel Longsword tournament if we get the number to do so.

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Glasgow HEMA Sparring Day
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Glasgow HEMA Sparring Day

After sadly having to cancel Alba Fecht 2019, we are instead hosting a full day Seminar with some of our prior line-up as well as a Sparring Day.

Price: All this event will cost you is a £10 entry fee at the door - a small price to pay for up to nearly 7 hours of HEMA.

This is a simple sparring day and get together to which all are invited

Hope to see as many people there as possible to catch up on those we haven’t seen for some time and get a good amount of sparring too. If you can only make it for some of the day you’ll still be gladly welcomed

Feel free to ask any questions if you want.

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German Longsword Seminar with Tea Kew and Andrzej Rozycki
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

German Longsword Seminar with Tea Kew and Andrzej Rozycki

After sadly having to cancel Alba Fecht 2019, we are instead hosting a day long seminar with some of our prior line-up as well as a Sparring Day.

We are glad to say we will be holding a German Longsword Seminar with Tea Kew of New Cross Historical Fencing and Andrzej Rozycki of Cork Blademasters.

Price: All this event will cost you is a £10 entry fee at the door - a small price to pay for nearly 7 hours of HEMA.

Timetable (may be subject to minor changes):
10:00 - 10:30 - Doors Open and Kit Up
10:30 - 12:30 - Andrzej Rozycki - Thrusting in opposition in Liechtenauer Tradition
12:30 - 13:00 - Lunch Break
13:00 - 16:30 - Tea Kew - Cutting with a Longsword*
16:30 - 17:00 - Wrap Up

*Depending on numbers and ability, this class may run a bit longer or a bit shorter - in the latter case people will be free to spar till the end of the day if they wish to.

Andrzej Rozycki - Thrusting in opposition in Liechtenauer Tradition
During this class we will learn how to thrust (or threaten with a thrust) safely through the bind which is the the core concept of the whole liechtenauer tradition. Starting from the basic body mechanics and guards, then going deeper into the concept of a bind and using it to set the blade aside in both offensive and defensive scenarios. Then we'll expand a bit more and work on a possible variations from the bind - how to disengage (durchwechseln) or pull back (zucken) depending on the opponent's actions and how safely counter-thrust using any of the aforementioned techniques.

Tea Kew - Cutting with a Longsword
In this class Tea will run through the cutting mechanics of German Longsword, getting people acquainted with the idea of cutting with a sharp sword, before each person will get a chance to practice their technique while getting valuable feedback on what they are doing.

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Glasgow HEMA Open 2018
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Glasgow HEMA Open 2018

In the second year of the Glasgow HEMA Open we will be working with the Glasgow University Historical Arts Society to deliver our biggest event yet.
As last year there will be both an Open Singlestick Tournament and an Open Steel Longsword, with the new addition of a Womens Longsword Tournament!

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