what gear do i need and, Where do I get it?

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Beginners do not need to bring their own gear, but participating in historical fencing tournaments outside of our school and full speed sparring requires a high level of safety and we do everything we can to protect our fighters. 

Contact me with any questions you may have about classes or equipment.  brian.artedellabellica@gmail.com



  • A steel feder from an approved vendor.
  • Fencing Mask, rated 350n or better with back of the head protection.
  • Gorget, to protect the throat.
  • Heavy HEMA Gloves.
  • Additional forearm protection is not always required, but still suggested.
  • An athletic cup for men
  • Additional hard breast protection for women is not usually required but suggested.
  • Heavy Fencing jacket, must be 350n or better
  • Hard shin guards
  • Hard knee pads.
  • Hard elbow pads.
  • Closed toe shoes.

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