Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) covers a lot of different weapon systems, source materials and eras. Because there is so much information involved it can be overwhelming for a beginner to figure out how to start learning. The material you need to learn is scattered around the internet and you generally don’t know what to look for unless you already know it exists. This is one of the biggest hurdles for beginners to overcome.
This website is intended to help beginners locate this information about Historical European martial arts and how to get involved in this hobby. It has been organized to serve as a portal to other websites, video channels, books and equipment vendors, guiding a beginner on their journey into the world of HEMA.
By scrolling down and reading this page you will find all of the information you require to start your adventure.