Italian knife fighting – is this art HEMA?

Italian knifefighting - is this art HEMA?

Özgen Senol and Christian Simanek

The unit covers both history and old stories about traditional Italian duelling knives as well as the Italian knife fighting itself. The technical part basically teaches the very first steps along the circle and the first scholastic assault together with the relative defense against it. Besides concepts in the long range maestro Ossi Senol will teach a few but effecient close range tactics and techniques. The unit will be filled up with demonstrations and will end up in a friendly free play.

Needed Equipment:
A wood or drumstick or any other save knifesimulator - ca. 30 cm long. Take care about the tip.

Skill level of Participants:
HEMA experienced.