The Leading Resource for Historical Fencing and Medieval & Renaissance Combat Skills - Online since 1996
History, Heritage, Camaraderie, Self-Defense…
website is the Internet's premier source for historical European fencing
and fighting arts. ARMA focuses on researching and reviving the forgotten
teachings of the historical Masters of Defence and fighting schools.
Sharing love for the culture of swords and swordsmanship from the Middle
Ages through the Renaissance, we offer authoritative information to improve
understanding of these combatives and advance the quality of demonstrated
skill. Offering free educational resources and information to celebrate
and explore our Western martial heritage, we pursue armed and unarmed
knightly combat methods, swordplay, rapier fencing, and other weaponry.
Raising the legitimacy and credibility of historical European martial
arts practice while promoting its serious investigation, we feature volumes
of study materials to improve knowledge among those sharing the same motives,
goals, and values. ARMA is the cutting edge in the study and legitimate
practice of authentic Renaissance martial arts. We also provide professional
accreditation in a leading historical fencing curriculum aimed at reviving
and restoring this intangible cultural heritage.
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