Resources for the Historical European Martial Arts & Sports Community
Nominate people for the HEMA Scholar Awards
Finally, it is time to start nominating the researchers you admire, respect and consider to be worthy of having their hard work awarded both with these awards and nice prizes like swords, books and fencing gear. Surely you know of … 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 →
Roger Norling is an instructor on Joachim Meÿer's Halben Stangen (Quarterstaff) with Gothenburg Historical Fencing School.
His main focus in his research is the "Kunst des Fechtens" and primarily the longsword, dussack and polearms. The last few years he has been focusing on the works of Joachim Meÿer and in this have enjoyed working together with the Meyer Frei Fechter Guild and in May 2013 he became a Fechter of the MFFG. Recently, he has begun researching Meyer's dagger quite systematically using the same method he applied to his staff teachings.
Currently, he is writing on a series of books which will explore the teachings of Joachim Meyer, in collaboration with researcher friends in the HEMA community.
The upcoming two years he will be teaching Meÿer Halber Stangen at various HEMA events in Europe and the USA. For more about this, read his instructor's profile.