Maryland/Capital Kunst des Fechtens and the HEMA Alliance are proud to host Longpoint 2014; the fifth annual HEMA gathering for workshops and one of the largest competitive events in the US.
July 17th – 20th
Saturday at 5 PM EST
- Bring-Your-Own-Sword Open Steel Longsword and Women’s Longsword Tournaments
- Open Synthetic Longsword Tournament
- Singlestick Tournament
- Ringen Tournament
- BYOS Steel Messer Tournament
- Cutting Competition with event-provided sword (or bring your own)
- The Longpoint 2014 Triathlon
- Paired Technique Competition
- Invitational Counted Blows Tournament
- Awards for every competition
- Open floors for sparring every day
We’ve added a whole second room and an extra half day to better split up the classes and competitions!
- Jessica Finley – “Don’t stand so close to me” – a study of wrestling, armed and otherwise.
- Sean Hayes – Getting the Basics Right
- Lee Smith – Exploiting Weaknesses
- Axel Pettersson – How to Coach and Use Sparring Properly
Turf Valley Resort – Ellicott City, Maryland – USA