Training Log of classical fencing of the Hellenic Academy of Historical European Martial Arts.2/12/2014


 

The students were trained with the small sword (foil) of the France school of fencing and the footwork.
They were train at the simple attacks and on the attack at the return of the opponent. Also they exercise the parry at the fourth and sixth line.
Τhet exercise also the circle 6th parry and riposte.

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Medieval and Renaissance swordsmanship in Piraeus, from the ‘ACADEMY OF HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS’


 

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Medieval and Renaissance swordsmanship and Ancient Greek Armed combat, in Piraeus, from the ‘ACADEMY OF HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS’

Meyer Frei Fechter Guild

Meyer Frei Fechter Guild

Τhe Hellenic ‘ACADEMY OF HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS’  is School dedicated to the study and practice of  Medieval and Renaissance fencing from the German Art of Combat (Kunst des Fechten ) in Piraeus. The ACADEMY OF HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS is a member of Pammachon  (belong to the Greek Federation of Pangration),also is  member of Meyer Frei Fechter Guild (the MFFG is a free International fencing school devoted to the study of Joachim Meyer’s 1560 and 1570 manuscripts) in addition to being a member of the ‘Learn Sword Fight’(branch of  Gladiatores based in Germany).

Also the Hellenic ‘ACADEMY OF HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS’ study and practice the Byzantine style of combat with use of spathion and parmerion.

 

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Εκπαίδευση στην Ιταλική σχολή ξιφασκίας με rapier & dagger

Τraining in Italian school of swordmanship with rapier and dagger

Εκπαίδευση στην Ιταλική σχολή ξιφασκίας με rapier & dagger

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If you want to join the class to learn Medieval and Renaissance martial arts, you can come to :

A. G .C. of Fencing AXION Piraeus, 120str Praxitelous,  Piraeus

Saturday 17:00-19:00

tel: 6945876172

mail: g_e_georgas@yahoo.gr

 

Ξύλινο εκπαιδευτικό Βυζαντινό σπαθί τύπου ‘σπαθίον’. Η επιγραφή είναι απο το 44ο ψαλμο του Δαβίδ. Wooden training Byzantine sword of type ‘spathion’.The script is from the 44th psalm of David.

 

Training in Byzantine swordmanship

 

Μάθημα στη Βυζαντινή οπλομαχία.

Ασκήσεις αφοπλισμού του αντιπάλου της Βυζαντινής οπλομαχίας.

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Training in German Art of Combat (Kunst des Fechten )

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Οι θέσεις Φυλάξης της Γερμανικής σπαθασκίας, από τον Joachim Meyer . Εδώ φαίνονται οι τέσσερεις βασικές μαζί με τις -δευτερεύουσες θέσεις φυλάξεως από τον Joachim Meyer ο οποίος ήταν δάσκαλος οπλομαχίας.

The guards of classical fencing from N.Pirgos book with title ‘Oplomachia Fencing & Swordsmanship’ of 1872


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By George E. Georgas

The Oplomachia and to be more specific the fencing and swordsmanship, is an art that it is evolve with the passes of ages. This art is removing everything that has not use for the needs of era or it is changing names. At the following photos from the book of Nicolaos Pirgos (the book was published at 1872) who was fencing master and he teach the Royal Greek Military school, you are going to watch the guards of saber that are given to us at the present day with   different names and some there are out of use.

 

Read all article here :The guards of classical fencing from N.Pirgos book with title ‘Oplomachia Fencing & Swordsmanship’ of 1872


George GeorgasGeorge E. Georgas is the founder of the Hellenic Academy of Historical European Martial Arts ‘Leontes’. He is certificated fencing instructor of the Hellenic Fencing Federation and also national referee of the Hellenic Fencing Federation at the epee. He is instructor of Meyer Freifechter Guild with the rank of Fecther and he is the Guild Unterhauptman for Greece. He is also member of Learn Sword Fight (Gladiatores). He is in the Administration Council of the ‘Pammachon’. He is also instructor of weapon fighting of the Association of Historical studies ‘KORYVANTES’. He is studying the ancient Greek and Byzantine warfare, such as the use of rompaia, spathion and paramirion types of swords and other weapons such as the spear. He is also give stage fighting lessons to the theatrical team ‘The Blue Rose.’

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