The British Federation for Historical Swordplay

Club Name
Sheffield Academy of Western Martial Arts
Geographic Area
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Group Contact
David Rudd (Chief Instructor)
Contact Email
Qualifications
BFHS IL1
Insurance
BFHS (Instructor and Member)

Description

All students start off looking at 19th Century British Military Sabre, initially at the works of Capt. Alfred Hutton, but then moving towards including the principles of the much earlier works of George Silver.

Once a student attains Free Scholar rank, he may then request lessons in other weapons including Longsword (Fiore, Ringeck), Smallsword (Angelo, Hope) and Rapier (Fabris).

Weapons and Systems Taught

  • Sabre
  • Longsword
  • Smallsword
  • Rapier

Latest News

BFHS Position Regarding Scottish HEMA Controversy

The bellow is a message from the President of the BFHS, Martin¬†Dougherty: BFHS Position Regarding Scottish HEMA Controversy¬† This matter was brought to my attention some time ago by some […]

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Autumn Exchange 2016

Autumn Exchange 2016 took place over the weekend of 19th-20th November, and was hosted by Wolfshead School of Western Martial Arts in Lincoln. Originally there had been two other plans […]

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