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Congratulations to the Italian historical fencing

We offer sincere congratulations to Associazione italiana Maestri d’Arme (AIMA) and Società di promozione dell’Arte dell’Armi (SPADA) for their success at promoting historical fencing (scherma storica) in the modern Italian society. We were happy to read the news of SPADA becomming officially attached to...
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Statement from IFHEMA Executive Committee

Dear HEMA communities, IFHEMA upholds key values of transparency, good governance, responsibility and striving to contribute to better societies. These are a part of our mission statement and rules, which all members and offices have publicly committed to and on which they base their...
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Hungarian Championship 2018

Hungarian Longsword Fencing Federation (MHS) held its national championship in federschwert and padded longsword in Budapest. 22 fencers from four clubs registered to fight for the title in the discipline of the steel federschwert, while the padded longsword pools welcomed 21 fencers. After a...
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Message of the Executive Committee

Dear HEMA communities, with our first short message we would like to present the newly elected Executive Committee for the period of the next two years. We are confident, the challenges ahead of us and how we will tackle them will offer a fair...
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IFHEMA International Cup: a sport way

A success story of how an idea hatched on a bus grew into the first international competition of International Federation for HEMA Competitions are not the only aspect of HEMA activities, yet nowadays they attract hundreds to modern arenas, where martial athletes fight to...
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The Alpencup: from an Alpine shelter to a HEMA connection

The Austrian Championship and Alpencup 2015 took place in Bad Vöslau , an adorable town near the nation’s capital Vienna, on 19 and 20 September 2015. The Championship complements the list of many similar HEMA competitions on the provincial and national level, nevertheless, its addition...
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Bringing academics closer to HEMA

Acta Periodica Duellatorum: the first academic yearbook of publications related to HEMA   Promoting HEMA through academic efforts and publishing is one of the IFHEMA aims. The goal is to develop structures and channels that would enable HEMA oriented authors to conduct research and...
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Second Session of the General Assembly of IFHEMA

The Second session of the General Assembly of IFHEMA took place in Vienna. Delegates from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain (abs. Poland and Switzerland) welcomed new Member federations from Greece and the Netherlands. Together we are stronger!
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Acta Periodica Duellatorum

Acta Periodica Duellatorum is a professional partner of IFHEMA. We are happy to announce that the Scholarly Issue of the actual volume is now online at De Gruyter Open Access. All articles published by DG get a DOI and can be easily cited /...
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IFHEMA International Cup (IIC)

FHEMA International Cup (IIC) is a Historical European Martial event, which is organized to bring many accomplished competitors to explore the sport aspect of our rich martial heritage. The organizer of the event is the Hungarian HEMA federation (MHS), who also developed the rule...
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