Black Bear Historical Fencing
HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) school in Morgantown, WV. Studies medieval fencing with a main focus on German longsword.
The techniques used in class are from medieval fighting manuals. The weapons are historically accurate. Most of these techniques come from German fencing masters Johannes Liechtenauer and Joachim Meyer. Techniques include footwork, cuts, thrusts, parries, bind work, grappling with swords, and more. Check us out if you are interested in martial arts, medieval history, swords, or just looking for a new hobby. We have loaner weapons and gear.
Check us out in the Morgantown Magazine: https://morgantownmag.com/get-your-medieval-on/
Anything loaned out will be cleaned at the end of practice.
What is HEMA?