Anouk and others coached at Hernen beginners tournament in the Netherlands. The event was organised by several clubs: HVN, Zwaard & Steen, Zwaardkring, and AMEK. Each club could bring four fighters with little to no competition experience with a coach to assist them. The tournament was held in the courtyard of a castle. Eline Spek received the award for best newcomer.
Lisa got to try out her beautiful Danelli sharp longsword at a KdF Red Tent cutting session.
Some Chicago Swordplay Guild women spent an awesome day drinking wine, catching up, and crafting, followed by a day of training in preparation for a grading.
And Julia Yli-Hukka continues to dominate the Nordic Fencing scene with a Gold in women’s longsword at the Norway HEMA Open hosted by Fekteklubben Frie Duellister. Congratulations to all the finalists.
Preparations are ongoing for the Sweden Open 2017 – this is the final leg of the Nordic Historical Fencing League where the overall winners will be announced.