George Zacharopoulos

George Zacharopoulos is studying and training in Historical European Martial Arts for more than a decade with a fondness for the German longsword and the Italian & Spanish rapier. He is currently teaching HEMA at S.C. Academy of Hoplomachia , Marxbrüder Guild Hellas and Coriolanos HEMA Team. Provost of the HISTORICAL FENCING AFFILIATES and founder of the Athens Bartitsu Club 1900. Previous experience include Ninjutsu, Combined Chinese and Filipino Boxing (by Angelos Fasois), Sport Fencing, Sport Archery. Also certified Knife Instructor of the Reality Based Personal Protection system by Jim Wagner. He has participated in HEMA events and taught workshops in Greece and abroad. Co-author (with Chrysovalantis Tampakakis) of the first book for HEMA in Greek, entitled “The Knightly art of the Sword” by Batsioulas Publications in 2011. His latest book, a translation in English of Philipp Müller’s “Theoretical and Applied introduction to Swordmanship” (ΘΕΩΡΗΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΕΙΣΗΓΗΣΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΣΠΑΘΑΣΚΙΑΣ) 1847 military sabre treatise is out by Fallen Rook Publishing. Member of HEMAC and secretary of the Hellenic Federation of Historical European Martial Arts.