Hosted in Uppsala by SvHEMAF, the Swedish HEMA Federation, HEMASM 2015 was the first ever official national HEMA championship worldwide. Tournaments weere held in womens longsword, open longsword, rapier & dagger and sabre.
GHFS won both gold and silver in womens longsword (Julia Yli-Hukka and Weronica Odsvik) and in Open Longsword (Anders Linnard and Jonathan Wilkins). In sabre, Andreas Engström placed 4th.
Congratulations to all participants and especially our medalists!
Mikael Widegren claimed gold in wrestling, while Axel Pettersson took gold in both Rapier & Dagger and Sword & Buckler aswell as bronze in Longsword and 4th place in the triathlon competition and in paired technique.
Congratulations to our fighters and many thanks to the Longpoint crew for a fantastic event.
In the final installment of the Nordic Historical Fencing League 2015, Örebro Open, GHFS claimed silver in both open longsword and rapier & dagger through Axel Pettersson, as well as bronze in sabre through the same.
Julia Yli-Hukka took her second gold in womens longsword, also winning the overall Womens League.
The overall point tally of GHFS fencers over the year also meant that the club won the overall Team Tournament.
GHFS took two golds at Copenhagen Open in April, through Julia Yli-Hukka (Womens longsword) and Axel Pettersson (rapier & dagger). In addition, Anders Linnard took silver in the Open longsword division.