Krieg School of Historical Fencing

1050 Bannock St
Denver CO  80204

Phone: not available

Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Our club began in 1999 under the name of Tampa Fechtschule, and was rechristened Krieg School in 2009 when head instructor Ben Floyd took over as leader of the club. Ben and his wife Meg would later go on to open a new location in Denver, CO in 2015. We are a internationally competitive group dedicated to the study and propagation of HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts). We study and practice the longsword techniques described in the fight books written by medieval and Renaissance German sword masters–primarily those of Joachim Meyer and other masters in the lineage of Johannes Lichtenauer. Additionally we study Italian rapier, primarily focused on the traditions of the Italian masters Capoferro, Giganti, and Fabris.

Our motto is Artem per certamen monstrans or, “Showing art through combat.” Our emphasis is performance under actual bouting and sparring conditions as the highest expression of the art and the truest test of skill. No lip service or explanations needed.

Krieg School is dedicated to the revival of Europe's lost martial traditions via rigorous research, training, and modern competition.

Krieg School is all about creating an environment where students can experience the fun and satisfaction of historical fencing. In addition, we are dedicated to the revival, practice, and promotion of historical European martial arts (HEMA), both within o

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Founded: 1999

Categories: Organization

Hours

Mon: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sun: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm



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Past Events

Rapier in the Rockies 2019 (Tentative Date)

Rapier in the Rockies 2019 (Tentative Date)
10:00 am - 06/07/2019

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for the third rapier workshop event we've held for rapier, based here in Denver, CO at our club. Follow the event or choose "interested" to be kept up...

Rapier in the Rockies 2018

Rapier in the Rockies 2018
10:00 am - 10/12/2018

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for the third rapier workshop event we've held for rapier, based here in Denver, CO at our club. Follow the event or choose "interested" to be kept up...

Spring Saber/Single Stick Tournament

Spring Saber/Single Stick Tournament
11:00 am - 03/25/2018

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for a club saber tournament. Competitors may compete with their own sabers, or club-provided single-sticks if they lack a saber. (Weapons must match). Equipment...

Ringen Workshop with Tim Hall

Ringen Workshop with Tim Hall
10:00 am - 02/10/2018

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for a ringen workshop with the top American ringen coach, Timothy Devlin Hall. He's won gold at Swordfish in his weight class and the open weight class,...

American Rapier Triathlon Exhibition (ARTE)

American Rapier Triathlon Exhibition (ARTE)
10:00 am - 01/20/2018

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for the first ever American Rapier Triathlon Exhibition (ARTE), a competive event focused solely on 17th century rapier and its accompanying accoutrement....

Gun & Knife Combatives Workshop with Cody Fox

Gun & Knife Combatives Workshop with Cody Fox
01:00 pm - 01/06/2018

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join our ringen coach, Cody Fox, for an introductory workshop on gun and knife combatives. Attendees are recommended to wear comfortable athletic clothes, as there...

New Introduction to Longsword Teen Class (Ages 14-17)

New Introduction to Longsword Teen Class (Ages 14-17)
05:00 pm - 11/27/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

*NEW* Intro to German longsword class for teens aged 14-17. Teens are invited to start on a rolling basis beginning on 11-27-17. Consent from a parent or guardian...

English Longsword Workshop with Ben Roberts

English Longsword Workshop with Ben Roberts
10:00 am - 11/12/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for an English longsword workshop with Ben Roberts of The Black Falcon School of Arms. Admission covers all day and is $25/person. Ben will be introducing...

Rapier (And Some Other Renaissance Swords) in the Rockies 2017

Rapier (And Some Other Renaissance Swords) in the Rockies 2017
09:00 am - 10/13/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for the second ever workshop event, Rapier in the Rockies! Please check back often for new instructor announcements. This year we'll be having a full schedule...

Rapier Introductory Course

Rapier Introductory Course
07:00 pm - 10/04/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join us for a four week introductory class exploring the Italian rapier traditions of the early 1600s. Students will study basic footwork, blade mechanics, and tactics...

Longsword Introductory Class

Longsword Introductory Class
03:00 pm - 09/30/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

Join our club for the start of a four week long introductory course exploring the foundations of the 15th century German longsword traditions of Johannes von Lichtenauer....

Open House Fight Night

Open House Fight Night
07:00 pm - 09/29/2017

At Krieg School of Historical Fencing

FREE and open to the public. Come see what our club is about, pick up a sword, spar with other martial artists, and ask questions. Some loaner equipment is available....

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