Hammaborg has always had a very practical approach: An essential
part of our
use adequate body protection in conjunction with blunt steel
swords. An elementary addition were the martial arts and sparring
of Axel Wagener and Heiko Lempio since 2000. Several Hammaborg
members studied armed and un-armed martial arts techniques in
The basis of the interpretation and reconstruction of efficient European martial
arts are first of all the historical sources, the so-called fechtbücher.
With the aid of these we develop the single techniques. The precondition for
applying them practically however is an understanding of fundamental and universal
martial arts concepts on which we emphasize deeply. We support this with practical
exercises, e.g. cutting, striking and thrusting tests that are repeatetdly executed
with sharp sword replicas in order to gain some insight into the functionality
of real historical weapons. Attending seminars about fighting and fencing at
The internationally renowned Hammaborg instructors are invited
regularly as trainers and instructors throughout Europe. It
is possible of course to get into touch with us if you are interested
in a special or private class.
Our exact training schedule can be seen below. Beginners can attend training each Friday. Training
in our hall, Hasselbrookstraße
Anybody who wants to participate in one of our training sessions
requested to get in contact
with us in advance.