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AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Outremer)

The European Martial Art's Club Finder is sponsored by the HEMA Alliance (a non-profit organization dedicated to rediscovering the Western Martial Arts through vigorous scholarship and archeological experimentation). Disclaimer: This map is intended to be a representation of the whole Historical European Martial Arts community and not to infer affiliation or suggest membership into the HEMA Alliance. The purpose of this training partner Finder is to not only be a service to the HEMA community but also demonstrate the rich diversity and scope of the Historical European Martial Arts movement.

Historical European Martial Arts includes but is not limited to fighting with the Longsword (two handed sword fighting), Sword & Buckler (one handed sword fighting), Side Sword, Cut & Thrust, Rapier, Rapier & Cloak, Rapier & Dagger, Dussack, Messer, Dagger, Staff, Irish Bata (shillelagh),Irish Cudgel, La Canne, Bastone Siciliano, Halberd, Pike, Spear, Flail, Sickle, Scythe, Grappling, Mounted Combat, Armoured Combat, Un-Armoured Combat and much more.
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Disclaimer: This map is intended to be a representation of the entire Historical European Martial Arts community and not to infer affiliation or suggest membership into the HEMA Alliance. The purpose of this training partner Finder is to be a service to the HEMA community and to demonstrate the rich diversity and scope of the Historical European Martial Arts movement.
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Prima Spada
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Spanish & French Classical Fencing
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Western Europe "Group Finder" Here
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Fechtkunst Western Australia School of Historical Fencing
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Dagger, Longsword, Sword and Buckler, Spear and Poleaxe; with many done both in and out of armour.

Matt Clarke (fechtkunst@gmail.com)
- Fechtkunst Western Australia School of Historical Fencing. Fechtkunst is devoted to the serious study of HEMA, within a fun and friendly atmosphere. We currently focus on the 15th Century tradition of Johannes Liechtenauer, with longsword being our introductory weapon.
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Melbourne Swordplay Guild - Footscray
Vic Uni, Footscray Park Campus
Ballarat Rd, Footscray
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Teaching Fiore, with a focus on Unarmed, Dagger and Longsword
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Latin America "Group Finder" Here
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Ordo Cygni
Christchurch,, New Zealand
German Liechtenauer school. Primary focus longsword , dagger, arming sword, spear, archery and unarmed combat.

Andrew Maxwell (Contact him by PM via http://hemaalliance.com/discussion/index.php )- Ordo Cygni (Order of the Swan) is a reinactment and European martial arts group based out of the University of Canterbury in NZ. Their earnest and dedicated approach to Kunst des fechten ("arts of fighting") brings new meaning to the phrase "Head Hunting". They are a valuable addition to the HEMA Alliance and we look forward to their future contributions to the overall HEMA effort.
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Stoccata Hobart
St James Church Hall
cnr New Town Road and Rupert Ave
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
0418104639
A branch of the Australia wide Stoccata School of Defence in Hobart. Specialises in George Silver, but teaches several rapier systems, sword and buckler, sword and shield, sabre and more
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Finesse Academie of Fence
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
German Longsword, Back Sword and Side Sword
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School of European Martial Arts Auckland
Birkenhead,, New Zealand
Contact Thru Website
German Martial Arts, Military Sabre, Renaissance Fencing, Pugilism and La Defense Dans La Rue
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Stoccata Angloceltia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
George Silver and Bolognese Single Sword
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School of European Martial Arts Hamilton
Maeroa,, New Zealand
bnonny@gmail.com
German Longsword and Ringen
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Fechtschule Sankt Peter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
German Long Sword and Polish Sabre (Szabla )
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School of European Martial Arts Upper Hut
Upper Hut,, New Zealand
callum@jousting.co.nz
I.33 Sword and Buckler and unarmed sections of medieval Italian Fiore dei Liberi's Fiori d'Battalgia
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Vier Leger
Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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School of European Martial Arts Wellington
Wellington,, New Zealand
macomitatus@hotmail.com
German and Italian Traditions
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Australian College of Arms
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Italian Rapier and German Longsword
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Medieval Armed Combat Society (MACS)
Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA
Originally devoted solely to the study of German longsword manuscripts from the 14th to the 16th Century, the Society has now diversified into teaching the allied disciplines of messer, sword and buckler, and dagger, as well as into 16th and 17th century rapier play.

The Society has been in existence since 2001, and is now split between Johannesburg and Pretoria in South Africa. Overseas travel has enabled the instructors and students to broaden their base and test their interpretations, and the Society maintains close contact with overseas groups.
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Medieval Armed Combat Society (MACS)
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
Originally devoted solely to the study of German longsword manuscripts from the 14th to the 16th Century, the Society has now diversified into teaching the allied disciplines of messer, sword and buckler, and dagger, as well as into 16th and 17th century rapier play.

The Society has been in existence since 2001, and is now split between Johannesburg and Pretoria in South Africa. Overseas travel has enabled the instructors and students to broaden their base and test their interpretations, and the Society maintains close contact with overseas groups.
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Gemeiner Academy of European Combat Arts
Queensland, Australia
Savate
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Eastern North America "Group Finder" Here
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Canne Reunion
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Central Europe "Group Finder" Here
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Collegium In Armis (CIA)
Brisbane, QLD, AU
Longsword (langschwert) forms the central pillar of our study. Also work with wrestling (ringen), dagger (degen), large knife (messer and dussack), sword (rapier) and staff (stange) from time to time.

Bill Carew (CollegiumInArmis@gmail.com)
- Collegium In Armis (CIA) Heads up one of the finest HEMA groups on the continent of Australia. A key aim of this very serious group is to nourish an environment of mutual respect, support and healthy esprit de corps. The fighting spirit of CIA and its hard hitting Aussies are a valuable part of the HEMA effort and we welcome them.
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British Isles "Group Finder" Here
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Northern Europe "Group Finder" Here
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Eastern Europe "Group Finder" Here
Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova
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Southern Europe "Group Finder" Here
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Western North America "Group Finder" Here
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Schola Saint George - Perth
Perth, WA, AU
The Perth SSG Study group
Established in 2010
Study Group Leaders: Jonathon Gimblett

Primary Foci: Italian medieval sword in two hands, lanza, abrazare, azza and I.33


We have just begun to meet on Tuesday evenings, and are looking for a good practice site.

Classes are from 6pm - 7:30pm at the Lotterywest Childrens Playground off of Kings Park Road.


Click HERE to see the exact location of our training area.


Contact John Gimblett for more info - 0410525884

Click here to join our Facebook group.





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Castle Tintagel Academy of Swordmanship
Tokyo, JP
Focuses on the armoured and unarmoured fighting arts of the medieval knights. Dead for centuries, medieval German fencing has only recently been resurrected from historical texts by a handful of practioners around the world. Although there a many schools and clubs that study German Fencng in North America and Europe, Castle Tintagel is the first to offer these rare skill to Japan.
Currently students can study German two-handed sword and sword and buckler in the 15th century Lichtenauer style. Each class will introduce them to aggressive styles of swordplay that are utterly distinct from those of Japan and China.
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ARMA - Guam
, GU
Practicing the Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe (MARE) using the ARMA method. Contact Anthony Camacho arcesq@hotmail.com
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ARMA - South Korea
, KR
Practicing the Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe (MARE) using the ARMA method. Contact Ryan Woo
entreri83@gmail.com
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Glen Lachlann Estate College of Arms
361 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU
Teaching Unarmed, Longsword, Backsword, C@ne, Dagger, Bioconditioning and Martial Fitness. Proudly keeping keeping the world Zombie Free since 2005.

Mission
The College teaches in combination with the works of Stuart McDonald from Core Life Concepts, with a heavy interest in Biomechanics and Martial Fitness.

Description

A fully accredited Traditional European Martial Arts College in Melbourne.
Taking classes in Modern Martial Arts utilising the historical techniques of Scotland and Europe teaching -

UNARMED
LONGSWORD
BACKSWORD
DAGGER
BIOCONDITIONING
MARTIAL FITNESS

The Glen Lachlann Estate College of Arms is an Accredited Training Facility for Martial Arts and Martial Sports.

Bio-Conditioning and Swordskills/Technique Training
7pm - 7:30pm: Bio conditioning
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Longsword technique
8:30pm - 9:30pm: Singlesword technique
9:30pm - 10:00pm Bouting

Semester 1: February 2 - June 14 2012
Semester 2: July 5 - December 6 2012

Please contact us at training@glenlachlann.com before attending any training session
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Groups in Italy
, IT
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Fechtschule Victoria
Canterbury Primary School
Molesworth St
Victoria, Australia
www.FechtschuleVictoria.org.au

Fechtschule Victoria (FSV), dedicated to studying the art of longsword in the German Lichtenauer tradition.

Classes are held from 11am to 1pm, Saturdays.

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Western Martial Academies of Australia
Western Martial Academies of Australia is a national representative body for Historical European Martial Arts.
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Fitzroy College of Arms
St Mark's Church Hall
Cnr George and Moor streets, Fitzroy
Melbourne, Victoria
Teaching George Silver, beginning with his single-sword.

Thursday nights, 19:30 - 21:30.
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Esfinges
Women in Historical European Martial Arts.
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Lion Heart European Swordsmanship
Taichung,, Taiwan
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Fu Jen University European Swordsmanship Club
Taipei,, Taiwan
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WMAA Facebook Group.
Find a local HEMA/WMA group by asking here.
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Sword Fighter
Eucalyptus Dr, Leisure Dr,
Banora Point, New South Wales 2486, Australia
Sword Fighter's southern Gold Coast school.
Historical European Martial Arts Club
Longsword, arming sword, sword and buckler

https://www.facebook.com/swordfighteraus/
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Brisbane Swords
QLD, AU
0435655013
Longsword and Fiore dei Liberi tradition.
Vadi longsword and other.
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House Darksun
Stirling Community Centre
7a Kitchener St
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

HEMA/WMA club that explores as many European combat systems as we can. We primarily focus on German longsword and sword & buckler, but we also train with staff, rapier, single sword, dagger and spear.


Contact us on Facebook or at house_darksun@hotmail.com.au

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12 Shakespeare St
VIC 3054, AU
School teaching Fiore (Longsword), Manciolino (Sword & Buckler), and Capoferro (Rapier).

Friday evenings . . . . . . 6 - 9:30
Saturday mornings . . 10 - 12

http://historicalfencing.com.au/
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Legends Gym
NSW, AU
Legends Gym, Instructor: Mike Davis, Location: Sydney.
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Nobilis Ars Dimicatoria
Historical European Club in Singapore focusing on Longsword, Messer and Sidesword.
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AESIR
37 Thames Blvd
Werribee, VIC 3030, AU
At Westgrove Primary School Gym, AESIR teaches Scottish Regimental Broadsword on Sunday mornings 10-12
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THE COMPANY B.S.A (BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY)
142 Katoomba st
Katoomba, NSW, AUSTRALIA
0415352522
BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY - We teach - Highland Broadsword, English Backsword, Singlestick, Sabre, McBanes Scottish Smallsword, 19th Century La Canne, Deux Baton de Boutes a.k.a French Two Ended Staff.
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Adelaide Sword Academy
3 Pitman road
Windsor Gardens
Adelaide, SA 5087, Australia
0466578446
Adelaide Sword Academy (formerly Indes Fechtschule) teaches medieval martial arts. Our classes balance fitness, personal instruction, and sparring with medieval weaponry. We research and interpret medieval works on swordplay, and train hard to develop the martial skills of a medieval knight or warrior, as well as a chivalric and courteous character. We also travel and compete in tournaments here and interstate. Our primary text is Joachim Meyer's Art of Combat.
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THE COMPANY B.S.A (BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY
Lithgow,, Australia
0415-352-522
BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY - We teach - Highland Broadsword, English Backsword, Singlestick, Sabre, McBanes Scottish Smallsword, 19th Century La Canne, Deux Baton de Boutes a.k.a French Two Ended Staff and more ...
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THE COMPANY B.S.A (BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY)
Bathurst,, Australia
0415-352-522
BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY - We teach - Highland Broadsword, English Backsword, Singlestick, Sabre, McBanes Scottish Smallsword, 19th Century La Canne, Deux Baton de Boutes a.k.a French Two Ended Staff and more ...
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THE COMPANY B.S.A (BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY)
Richmond - NSW,, Australia
0415-352-522
BRITISH SWORD ACADEMY - We teach - Highland Broadsword, English Backsword, Singlestick, Sabre, McBanes Scottish Smallsword, 19th Century La Canne, Deux Baton de Boutes a.k.a French Two Ended Staff and more ...
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Waikato Duellists Society
Hamilton, Waikato, NZ
Longsword, Sidesword, Rapier, Sabre, Smallsword.
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Victorian Historical Combat Academy
School Hall, Moorabbin Primary School
Worthing Road
Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia
0414 694 476
The Victorian Historical Combat Academy (VHCA) is a Melbourne-based Historical European Martial Arts School teaching students how to use 19th Century sabre, bayonet, la canne and other Victorian-era fighting styles in a safe and friendly environment.
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Gwaith-i-Megyr Jakarta
Taman Suropati
Jl. Pangeran Diponegoro
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
+6282216301900
Started as an outgrowth of the local Tolkien Society. Regular practice usually starts around 9 a.m. on Sundays somewhere in or around Taman Suropati. The resident instructor mostly does Fiore but we try not to restrict the scope of our interests.
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Auckland Sword and Shield
21A Meola Rd
Auckland, Auckland 1022, NZ
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German Longsword, Bolognese Sidesword, Italian Rapier, English Backsword, and Medieval Sword and Buckler/Shield.
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The Free Company
64 Dalmain St
Kingsley, WA 6026, AU
Teaching of the Lechtanauer tradition and many other influences including English and Italian. Longswords, Buckler, Arming sword, Spear,Dagger and more. Real fighting taught by real fighters.
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Historical European Fighting Tasmania
UniGym
University of Tasmania
Hobart, Tasmania
University-affiliated club (but open to anyone) teaching in the Liechtenauer tradition.
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Baulkham Hills
390
Windsor Rd
Baulkham Hills , NSW 2153, Australia
www.stoccata.org
A branch of the world renowned Stoccata School of Defence specialising in an interpretation of Joachim Meyer's methods
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Sword Fighter
Sword Fighter's central Gold Coast school.
Historical European Martial Arts Club
Longsword, arming sword, sword and buckler

https://www.facebook.com/swordfighteraus/
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Brisbane School of Iberian Swordsmanship
Eudunda St
Stafford, QLD 4053, AU
A Historical European Martial Arts group for studying and teaching historical Iberian (Spanish and Portuguese) systems of fencing.
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Golden Playne Freifechter
Kantana Alley
Bangmuang subdistrict
Nontaburi, Nontaburi, Thailand
Focus on Longsword in Lichtenauer's tradition
and plan to move to Italian rapier and Polish saber

We also do archery, SCA Armoured Fighting and other medieval arts

We practice every Saturday at 1pm-5pm at our main location.

Possible quick sessions on weekday evenings after some notice

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1112769078775010/
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Brisbane Duellist Society
91 Brookvale Drive
Underwood, QLD 4119, Australia
+61408807594
Brisbane Duellists study Italian teachings and techniques with a focus on duelling.
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Auckland School of Fence
Fergusson Hal
Olea Road
Auckland,, New Zealand
We are a two part group, HEMA and HMB. Our HEMA practitioners mostly study Italian sources, but we are branching out. In HMB we are home of B Company
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Stoccata Launceston
Milton Hall
11 Frederick St
Launceston, TAS, Australia
A branch of the Australia wide group The Stoccata School of Defence in Launceston, Tasmania. Teaches the systems of George Silver and Fiore de Liberi
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Stoccata School of Defence
95 Lennox St
Newtown, NSW 2042, AU
Newtown branch of Stoccata - see stoccata.org for further information
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Stoccata School of Defence
Epping branch of Stoccata - see stoccata.org for further information
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Stoccata School of Defence
1A Marlborough St
Drummoyne, NSW 2047, AU
The Drummoyne branch of Stoccata - see stoccata.org for further details
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Stoccata School of Defence
390 Windsor Rd
Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153, AU
The Baulkham Hills branch of Stoccata at the Baulkham Hills Community Centre - see stoccata.org for further details
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Stoccata School of Defence
9 Home St
Faulconbridge, NSW 2776, AU
The Blue Mountains branch of Stoccata - see stoccata.org for further details
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Stoccata School of Defence
7 Glover St
Belmont, NSW 2280, AU
The Newcastle branch of Stoccata - see stoccata.org for further details
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The Historical School of Defence - Toowoomba.
Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
SwordFightToowoomba@gmail.com
Mainly German historical martial arts. Longsword, pollaxe, dagger and wrestling. We also dabble in English quarterstaff and pugilism. Beginners welcome!

http://swordfight.co.nf/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/SwordFightToowoomba/
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De Zwaardkring Martial Arts Academy
Sri KL International School
Persiaran Kewajipan
Subang Jaya, Selangor
+6018-3237599
De Zwaardkring Matial Arts Academy primarily focusses on the German traditions of Liechtenauer, Talhoffer and Ringeck. We supplement our curriculum with material from other sources, learning from multiple masters to achieve a versatile and varied fighting style.

We offer classes for both adults and highschool students.

Adult classes (min age 16) are every Monday and Thursday from 19.30 to 21.30.
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Zwaardkring
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Vor & Nach Society of Historical European Martial Arts
Taipei,, Taiwan
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Gwaith-i-Megyr Bandung
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
+6282216301900
Started as an outgrowth of the local Tolkien society. Irregular (but not infrequent) practice schedule, roving around the famous (or sometimes infamous) parks of Bandung. Currently working on stuff associated with the Liechtenauer tradition, but we'd be all too happy to accommodate and encourage interest in other sources/traditions.