The best of Paulus Hector Mair’s polearms

The participants of the workshop will get to know some interesting differences and similarities in techniques, targets and strategies in using the Half Staff, Poleaxe and Halberd according to Paulus Hector Mair’s Opus Amplissimum de Arte Athletica (MSS Dresd.C.93/C.94). The goal of this workshop is having fun with polearms, however on a didactical level it shall enable the serious disciple of the art to use the different polearms in a more efficient way.

Skill level


Required equipment

Light gloves, mask, Half Staff and Poleaxe. I will bring 20 Half Staffs and 10 Poleaxes to lend.