Blademasters League: Score Table – Aug 2017


Up to date results of our Blademasters League are as follows:

Blademasters League Score Table – STEEL
Name no of Bouts Wins Losses Draws Points total
Joe H 33 23 9 1 319
Michael N 27 15 11 1 298
Andrzej R 26 13 12 1 283
Rob L 35 15 16 4 264
Brian M 21 18 3 0 224
Riley L 18 9 8 1 143
Martin B 13 5 6 2 99
Simon H 8 3 5 0 45
Edu M 10 1 7 2 42
George T 5 2 3 0 41
Brian L 8 0 8 0 36
Maithiu M 4 1 3 0 34
Paul D 4 2 2 0 32
Elliott M 4 2 2 0 30
Mattia B 5 2 3 0 28
Daniel O’D 4 1 3 0 20
James E 4 0 4 0 17
Peter M 3 0 3 0 15


Most (not all – sorry some files got corrupted!) of August 2017 fight night videos are now available via our Official You Tube Channel :

Let’s change these results tonight! Remember, the grand prize for winning the Club League is a free ticket for Feile Na Gaiscigh 2018!

Polish Sabre Seminar this Saturday!


I’d like to officially invite all of you to our Polish Sabre Seminar that will be held on Saturday 30th of Sept 2017 @ Little Island Sports Centre from 11am to 6pm.

This is a rare occasion to learn a weapon that has been  successfully used all over the world for more than three hundred years! You will learn proper body mechanics, grips and cuts as well as specific techniques used mainly in polish style of sabre fighting such as ‘cross-cutting’. 

Jerzy Miklaszewski from Silkfencing Team (PL) is a well known expert on Polish Sabre systems and this is his third visit to Ireland teaching sabre as we are now experiencing an increase in popularity  of this beautiful weapon within Irish HEMA.

More details on the event can be found below:

Polish Sabre Seminar 2017

There are still places available for the seminar but registration is closing on Friday so there’s just a few days left to decide! Don’t miss out!

Bolognese Sidesword & Dagger Seminar – Review


Over the last weekend Cork Blademasters had a pleasure of hosting Bolognese Sidesword & Dagger Seminar taught by excellent instructors from Sala D’Arme Achille Marozzo, Italy: Marco Rubboli and Marco Martoni. It was a tough, sweaty workshop but we have learned a lot and at the end of the seminar all participants were able to do some competent sparring in a mini tournament!

Sidesword & Dagger is a very effective system of fencing that can utilize any one handed cut-and-thrust weapon paired with a secondary item (dagger, shield, cloak etc) in order to make a well balanced offence/defence system and I‘m pretty certain it will enhance our skills in other weapons/weapon systems as well. The more you know the better fencer you’ll become which is something I wish to all of you! In the meantime, check out the instructors’ bout below:

For now it’s back to training time but within next 2 weeks we will host another seminar on Polish Sabre as well as launching new 10 Weeks German Longsword Course for the new recruits!

Stay tuned!