JHMS teaches historical European martial arts in Jyväskylä. The arts are reconstructed according to available period sources – usually manuscripts or printed books (fechtbuchs). Our main focus is in the late middle-ages fighting arts of Italy, armizare. These arts include e.g. the use of longsword, dagger, spear and pollax

Fior di Battaglia, c.1410

In addition we run classes on instinct archery, mounted archery ja mounted fencing.

We’ll run the classes in English when needed. If you’re interested in participating, don’t hesitate to contact us at info(at)historiallinenmiekkailu.com