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long island point 2017

Long Island Point 2017

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Long Island’s First Ever HEMA Tournament!

 

Longpoint Historical Fencing League event, hosted by the Long Island Historical Fencing Society

 

Compete in any event in the LIHFS Triathlon on Saturday, Dec. 2:

  • Blossfechten (longsword)
  • Paired Technique
  • Harnischfechten

Events will use modified Longpoint rules.

 

Prizes to top eight competitors in Blossfechten and top three in Paired Technique and Harnischfechten, with event champion to be crowned at Saturday dinner after the tournament.

 

Purpleheart Armoury will be sponsoring the harnischfechten competition. Purpleheart’s classic wooden longsword wasters (which will be the midrange weapon used in the harness event) will be awarded as prizes for the top two finishers.

Prizes will also include several signed copies of the new book on cutting mechanics by Mike Edelson of New York Historical Fencing Association.

 

Cost: $40 for one tournament; $50 for any two, $60 for all three LIHFS Triathlon events.
Dinner (Saturday night, includes wine and beer) and Long Island Point T-shirts are $20 each.

 

Two optional days included at no additional cost:

 

Friday, Dec. 1:

Friday Fight Night of free fencing, socializing and informal dinner/drinks.

 

Sunday, Dec. 3:

Free fencing and the following workshops:

  • Jeff Wasson on 14th century armor
  • Mike Edelson (NYHFA) on body mechanics
  • Yuriy Litvinenko (LIHFS) on dussack basics
  • Peter Angello (LIHFS) on Viking shield

 

Hotel information, rule details, schedule etc. TBA.

 

Workshop Presenters 
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