German Longsword Course – 15/01/2018

On Monday 15th of January 2018, we’ll launch our main recruitment event: 10 weeks long foundation course that will cover the basics of Johannes Lichtenauer’s German Fencing system.

Date: Monday 15th of Jan 2018

Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM every Monday starting from 15/01/2018

Location: Mahon Community Centre, Avenue De Rennes, Mahon, Co. Cork

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Cost: 100 euro for 10 weeks course (prepaid only)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/154101371884018/

This 10 weeks long HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) Course based on teachings of Johannes Liechtenauer, XIV Century Fencing Master sets up a framework for system of medieval combat known as Kunst des Fechtens (The Art of Fencing) taught in the Holy Roman Empire during the Late Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern periods.

Please note: this introductory fencing course is considered to be a minimum required standard for free fencing (sparring) and as such is obligatory for all new members who want to move onto the Scholar rank and start participating in club activities!

Course will include the following:

– Basic footwork training,

– Basic stances and guards,

– Cuts and thrusts – body mechanics,

– Functional attack & defense skills,

– 5 Master Cuts (Meisterhäue)

– Grappling and Throwing techniques

– Halfswording  (Halbschwert)

Course will finish with an exam and everyone who passes will be awarded with the Cork Blademasters’ Scholar Certificate.

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Event Details: German Longsword Course Q1 2017

Date: Monday 15th of Jan 2017

Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM every Monday starting from 15/01/2018

Location: Mahon Community Centre, Avenue De Rennes, Mahon, Co. Cork

Google Maps Linkhttps://goo.gl/maps/y9pRVdk4y3v

Cost: 100 euro for 10 weeks course (prepaid only)

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/154101371884018/

Historical European Martial Arts School in Cork, Ireland