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Virtus Sword School is a Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) sword school based in Chir, Switzerland and The Hague,the Netherlands. All are welcome (18+), from beginners to seasoned warriors.

We provide a fun and friendly environment in which to improve your sword skills whilst meeting like-minded and interesting people.

 

8 months ago

Further to the Dutch government and HEMA Bond recommendations today regarding sports gatherings, we have made the decision to temporarily cancel Virtus sessions on Fridays. This is not an easy ... See more

9 months ago

Last night we were looking at Krumphau and Schiehau be for having a drink at the bar.

Introductory longsword course starts on the 20th March.
http://virtusswordschool.com/intro/

9 months ago

Introductory longsword course starts on the 20th March.
http://virtusswordschool.com/intro/

9 months ago

Introductory longsword course starts on the 20th March.
http://virtusswordschool.com/intro/

9 months ago

We had a great night out last night axe throwing.

9 months ago

Introductory longsword course starts on the 20th March.
http://virtusswordschool.com/intro/

10 months ago

Last night in the longsword introductory course we were looking at Zwerchhau which is a way of defending and attacking simultaneously. The Messer class were looking at Nachreisen.

The next longsword ... See more

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2 months ago
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On Friday, the beginner’s course looked at the vier leger and the first of 5 masterstrikes. While the advanced class worked on fühlen and target practice.

All in all a good evening with a very ... See more

2 months ago
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The new beginner course has started! Thank you all for participating and we look forward to see you again next week!

2 months ago
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Yesterday, Virtus The Hague were revisiting the 5 meisterhauen, or mastercuts.
Both from the right side as well as the left.

We also kept a good eye on edge alignment, body structure, and closed off ... See more

3 months ago
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Virtus The Hague is back in business! We've just had our first lesson as an official Stichting.

4 months ago

And we're now an official stichting! Earlier today we all met up at the Notaris to sign the final paperwork. Virtus The Hague will be returning soon and better than ever!

7 months ago
Photos from Virtus Sword School - The Hague's post

We are a very friendly bunch and you will often find us in the bar after the session

7 months ago
Photos from Virtus Sword School - The Hague's post

We mostly teach German longsword but also other weapons such as staff, messer, broadsword and targe, sword and buckler, sidesword and dagger.

7 months ago
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Since we first started our numbers have grown.

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