Resources for the Historical European Martial Arts & Sports Community
The final rush for the gauntlet
Now come on folks, let’s make a final rush in sponsoring the excellent ProGauntlet project! There is less than 24 hours left now, so no time to hesitate. I have been following these guys for several years now and I … Continue reading →
HEMA Scholar Awards 2013
Hi everyone! As we all know HEMA has many different aspects that are all equally important in our shared effort in recreating these forgotten martial arts. Lately, tournaments have received much attention and the top fighters are household names for … Continue reading →
To all HEMA-related business owners
To all swordsmiths, protection gear manufacturers, equipment retailers, event organizers and other HEMA-related business owners: HROARR is now introducing a discreet and HEMA-specific Ad banner system to help you market your products. The hope is that this will get you … Continue reading →
Post your thoughts on HROARR
The beauty of posting your texts on HROARR is that we then can have lots of HEMA articles published under various categories, even quite specific ones, where people post their thoughts and research, and all of it is searchable for … Continue reading →
A call to arms!
From at least as far back as the early to mid 1400s, all the way up until about the French Revolution in 1789, longsword fencers have been practicing with fechtschwerter, or what is today commonly called federschwert, a specific sword type with a … Continue reading →
In an attempt to build a stronger case for the HEMA community when speaking to manufacturers of protective gear and sparring swords, media, and other Martial Arts disciplines, I have initiated a survey to calculate the numbers of Hema practitioners all over the world.
If your club has no numbers attached to it, or if your club isn't even listed, then please don't hesitate to contact me.
Verführen – Deceiving A general word for all kinds of deceptive maneuvers, but especially for one in which the combatant makes the opponent believe the attack will come in one area, but brings it home in another. — Higgins Armory Sword Guild