History comes alive...
Deeply rooted in myth and legend, the sword held a very real position in medieval society. Studying the "art of combat" was considered a valiant endeavor.
Now you can experience the legacy first hand!
Historical European Martial Arts, or Hema, is the study of historical fighting systems and styles associated with the European continent.
With Gemac, you can study the art and history of European swordsmanship!
Gemac and affiliates offer a variety of classes related to historical European swordsmanship including Longsword, Langes Messer, Sword & Buckler, Montante, and more! Check out the schedule to see what is currently available.
We are currently hosting outdoor classes in NYC as well as offering free virtual classes online.
A catalog of our virtual classes are available on our media page.