Beginners’ training spring 2017


Photo: Helena Sivčević

Do you want to learn sword fighting, based on medieval and renaissance sources for self-defense, dueling and sports?

Bergen HEMA are running a beginners’ course in German longsword fencing Wednesdays at 19:30 – 21:00 and Thursdays 18:00 – 19:30, from Wednesday February 1st.

The course is open to everyone over 18, and people from 16 can participate with written permission from their parents/legal guardians.

What do I need?

Bring indoor shoes with a sole that doesn’t leave marks, water bottle and gym clothes, and we’ll bring the rest!

Where do we train?

Helena og Margit

Photo: Timo Toropainen

We train at Ynglingen YMCA Hostel on Nedre Korskirkeallmenningen. For map and more info, see the Trening og medlemskap page.

The beginners’ course costs 800 NOK, and includes a year’s membership in Bergen HEMA.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact us on and our Facebook page!