The British Federation for Historical Swordplay

Club Name
Aberdeen Swordsmanship Group
Geographic Area
Group Contact
Kim Young
Contact Email
Class Location
Blairs College South Deeside Road, Aberdeen, AB12 5LF
BFHS (Instructor and Member)


The Aberdeen Swordsmanship Group exists as a non-profit making study group to provide training and study into historical European swordsmanship, Uphold a true historical and martial approach to all teachings done within the group and to conduct research into historical European swordsmanship, to contribute to the Western martial art community’s overall understanding of historical treatises and their meanings.

Weapons and Systems Taught

  • Medieval longsword

Training Location

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