Resurrection of Tradition. The Guild of st Michaels in Bruges, Belgium, the oldest fencing club in Europe, is reinstituting the prize for the “King”, the winner of the historical fencing longsword tournaments using historical rules and procedures. A part of the Historical European Martial Arts revival.
"there is no man-at-arms who can use courtesy or kindness to face his enemy"
-Fiore dei Liberi (c.1410)
Märta-Sofije Geijer, ÖFHF, Sweden
via: Lennart Lundqvist
Axel Pettersson and Anders Linnard of Gothenburg Historical Fencing School, Sweden.
Photo: Catharina Fyrberg