New class kicking off in Comber!

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in a sword fight… Why not find out!

Classes in the German Longsword will be starting in Comber Leisure Centre from Saturday 2 March.

You might have seen us perform at Belfast Culture Night where we were in the Belfast Telegraph’s top 10 things not miss in 2017!

Come along for free on Saturday 2nd March to find out more and book onto the 10 week course.

Booking for this course has now closed.

Currently students must be over 18.

Fencing equipment will be provided. Check the Facebook Event Page for more announcements and information!

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More Information

OPEN DAY – FREE
Saturday 2 March 2019, 9:30 – 11:30am
-Exhibition fencing
-Taster classes
-Meet members of the Belfast group
-Book on to the 10 week course

10 WEEK LONGSWORD COURSE:
Saturdays 9 March – 18 May 2019, 9:30 – 11:30am
-Suitable for beginners
-Learn the basics of the system
-Moderate intensity

PRICES:
New Students:
10 weeks: £80 (includes 1st week free, and Historical Fencing NI/HEMA Ireland membership)
10 weeks + Training Sword £118**
10 weeks + Training sword + Mask £165**
**Valid only until 20th February

Existing Students:
10 weeks: £60

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What is HEMA?

Historic European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and revival of European fighting systems; recreating techniques from period manuscripts and putting them to the test!

HEMA uses modern protective equipment and flexible, blunt training tools to safely recreate European swordsmanship.

This course will focus on the Longsword form the German Liechtenhauer tradition.

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Instructor

Matthew Malcolm, founder of Medieval Combat Group and longsword instructor will be leading the classes. Matthew has been practicing HEMA for 8 years, teaching for 7 years, and was the 2016 Irish Historical Fencing League winner.

He has exhibited his fencing as part of Belfast Culture Night, European Heritage Open Day 2013, and presented interpretation of Medieval German Longsword treatises at the Queen’s University Borderlines Medieval Conference in 2015.

Find out more:
www.medievalcombat.co.uk
www.facebook.com/MedievalCombatGroup.co.uk

New Website!

Welcome to the new look website for Medieval Combat Group! The old site was getting a bit glitchy and causing some problems, so we’ve started with a clean slate. We hope you like the new look, and we’ll get the useful elements of the old content back again as soon as possible!