Torneo di Spada 2024 – English

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Registration starts on Feb 19th 2024, 7pm!

1 Event, 2 Days, Tournaments & Workshops

Eventlocation: Sporthalle OSZ Technik 1 (Ulanenweg, 14469 Potsdam)

Sidesword-Open
You can even participate without bringing a steel sidesword. If so, you’ll be placed in the nylon pool. For the finals we will provide steel loaners. If you however to bring your own sidesword, you can of course use it.

Sidesword-Women+
You can even participate without bringing a steel sidesword. If so, you’ll be fighting with nylons. For the finals we will provide steel loaners. If you however to bring your own sidesword, you can of course use it.

Sidesword-Beginner
A category for people with less than 2 years of HEMA expierence in any weapon and less than 2 HEMA tournament participations with any weapon. The tournament will be fought with nylon swords by Black Fencer.

Sidesword-Team
A tournament where you will fight with a side sword, cape, rotella, buckler, dagger, and even 2 swords in mixed teams. Each team consists of a spot for ladies, gentlemen, and open category respectively.

Rules, English version:
Bolognese Rules
DDHF Ruleset

Workshops on Sunday

Sidesword / Meyer Rappier / Early Rapier  

  • Sword specifications: Only side swords, Meyer rappiers, or early rapiers are allowed. The number of guard elements follows the standard for side swords (cross, 2 finger rings, knuckle bow, small D-ring on the side) or Meyer rapiers (large D-ring on the side, knuckle bow).
  • Blade: blunt, 80cm – 95cm length (including ricasso, up to the guard)
  • Point: The point must be securely covered with an appropriate tip.
  • Overall length: max. 115cm
  • Mass: between 0.9kg and 1.2kg
  • Flexibility: max. 10kg

Protective Equipment

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