3rd Annual Madtown Fechtschul

This year we will be honored to host Adam Fanti workshop, "Secrets on Display - Public Fencing in the 16th Century" on Saturday the 5th of October 2019 at the Goodman Community Center gymnasium in Madison, Wisconsin- Workshop Class A Viennese Freifechter named Andre Paurnfeindt wrote a short treatise in which he re-wrote Johannes Liechtenauer's zedel to appeal to "Beginning fencers." The change...

Our Friend Mike Cartier

Helen Zachariades-Cartier and several others asked me to post Mike's eulogy: Good afternoon I'll start by saying Mike Cartier was a star. My name is Chris VanSlambrouck, Helen asked me to say a few words in eulogy of Mike.Thank you, I am honored and eternally grateful for the opportunity to do so I'm recently and happily retired from 20 years military service with a few combat tours. And my...

Seventh Annual Meyer Symposium

The Region III Freifecthers are pleased to host the 6th annual Meyer Symposium in Monticello, IA on 16-20 May 2019 at The Z Barn, 19243 Stone Bridge Rd, Monticello, Iowa * 16th is arrival day. after noon  please* 20th event ends Local Airports are:CID AirportMLI AirportDBQ Airportwith prior coordination transportation to and from CID or DBQ Airports to the event site can be arranged. Food,...

Madtown Fechtschule 2018

WHAT The Madtown Fechtschule is a public display of skill and control with competitive Dussack and Longsword tournaments styled after the rules and restrictions of a 16th century event. WHERE & WHEN Date : Saturday, 11 Aug 2017 Location: Goodman Center Gymnasium, 149 Waubesa St, Madison, WI 53704 Schedule: 11:30 - Sign In 12:00 - Introduction to Fechtschule: Rules and Demo 12:30 - Dussack...

Fifth Annual Meyer Symposium

The Region III Freifecthers are pleased to host the 5th annual Meyer Symposium in Monticello, IA on   Local Airports are: CID Airport MLI Airport DBQ Airport with prior coordination transportation to and from CID or DBQ Airports to the event site can be arranged. Food, beverages, and lodging are all onsite and are included in the ticket price. Lodging is Open Bay or bring your own tent; air...

Madtown Fechtschule

WHAT The Madtown Fechtschule is a public display of skill and control with competitive Dussack and Longsword tournaments styled after the rules and restrictions of a 16th century event. WHERE & WHEN Date : Saturday, 20 Aug 2016 Location: Goodman Center Gymnasium, 149 Waubesa St, Madison, WI 53704 Schedule: 11:30 - Sign In 12:00 - Introduction to Fechtschule: Rules and Demo 12:30 - Dussack...

Meyer Symposium Episode IV: A New Hope

It is a period of fantastic possibility. Rebel Freifechter, training in study groups across the world, spread the word of Joachim Meyer to the HEMA-verse. Now, the forces of the Meyer Freifechter Guild gather together to celebrate the Art of fencing with fellowship, study, and steel. WHAT IS IT? 4th Annual Meyer Symposium Three days of Meyer-focused classes, fencing, Fechter testing, fellowship,...