The British Federation for Historical Swordplay

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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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IL1 Assessment Day, September 2016

On September 3rd 2016, the BFHS ran an IL1 assessment day hosted by the Society for the Study of Swordsmanship and run directly by Chief Assessor Martin J Dougherty. The […]

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This section will be expanded very shortly, we are working to move a lot of relevant information here.
In the interim these are the current BFHS documents:

BFHS Best Practice Guidelines and Advice

BFHS Tournament Rules

Watch this space for some very interesting announcements coming over the next few months!

Further Information

Equipment, Rules and Etiquette

Each member group within the BFHS has its own rules on safety equipment and etiquette within the group, and will make its own decisions about how strictly those rules are […]

Safety Equipment in Historical Fencing and Western Martial Arts

It is not the place of the BFHS to dictate to its members what they can and cannot do. Individual members and instructors will make their own choices about what […]

Transportation and Display of HEMA Equipment

It is not the place of the BFHS to dictate to its members what they can and cannot do. Individual members and instructors will make their own choices about what […]

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