Dec 17, 2012

Holidays!!!

Last training of the year is on Wednesday 19.12.
Sports fencing is technique oriented as usual.
All members training HEMA are welcome to try out freeplay with nylons, provided You pass the control test.

Next year training will continue sometime in January. Stay tuned.

Have a nice Holiday!

Oct 6, 2012

New training times


Mon
HEMA basic 18:30-20:00
Free fencing 19:45-21:00 (19:45 -> to get in before doors close and 15 min individual warm-up, primarily for sports epee) 

Wed
Sports fencing technique/basics 18:30-19:45 (Possibility for private lessons á 20 min/contact Antti)
HEMA advanced 19:30-21:00 (Research, discussion and testing. Everyone is welcome but do not expect any actual training.)

Aug 15, 2012

Beginners' course in Olympic fencing: epee

Beginners' course in Olympic fencing weapon epee begins on Monday 3.9.
This time the balance is heavy on private lessons. Course consists of 5 private lessons and group training.
Training times are
Mondays 18.30-19.45 (15 minutes common warm-up, three 20 minutes private lessons)
Wednesdays 19.45-21.00 (15 minutes common warm-up, three 20 minutes private lessons)
Private lessons are booked personally (email, phone) before said training day but not for the first time (3.9.).

Course holds max 6 people in order of sign up and is K13.
Price is 70€/50€, including annual membership and access to both HEMA (K15) and Olympic fencing beginners' courses and the rest of the period.
Members can get a competition license or a training insurance (includes HEMA) through Finnish Fencing Association.

Sign up to Antti
akuusiniemi@gmail.com or 0407620087 (9am-9pm).

HEMA beginners' course

Beginners' course in Historical European Martial Arts begins on Monday 3.9. and lasts for four weeks.
Training times are Mondays 19:30-21:00 and Wednesdays 18:30-20:00.
Course holds max 10 people in order of sign up and is K15.
Price is 70€/50€, including annual membership and access to both HEMA and Olympic fencing beginners' courses and the rest of the period.
Members can get a competition license or a training insurance (includes HEMA) through Finnish Fencing Association

Sign up to Antti
akuusiniemi@gmail.com or 0407620087 (9am-9pm).

Aug 8, 2012

VaMi at Night of the Arts - VaMi Taiteiden Yössä

VaMi will demonstrate few key techniques of HEMA at Vaasa Night of the Arts tomorrow 9.8.
We will be on site at City Library yard 16-20 and have demonstrations at 17 and 19.
You can also try out sports fencing with epee as a short individual lesson with a coach.

VaMi esittelee muutaman avaintekniikan HEMAsta Taiteiden Yössä huomenna 9.8.
Olemme Vaasan Kaupunginkirjaston pihalla 16-20, esitykset ovat klo 17 ja 19.
Voit myös koittaa urheilumiekkailua kalvalla lyhyenä yksityistuntina valmentajan kanssa.

Welcome.
Tervetuloa.

Jun 4, 2012

VaMi is on summer holiday

VaMi will be on summer holiday. We'll be back in action sometime in August. During summer we'll be training per pre-agreed sessions. Check these pages now and then.
Have a good summer: on behalf of VaMi, Antti Kuusiniemi

Apr 29, 2012

No training 30.4.

No training on Monday 30.4.

Apr 16, 2012

No sports fencing this Wednesday

No sports fencing this Wednesday 18.4.2012, Antti has to work...

Apr 11, 2012

Training cancelled today 11.4.

Training cancelled today Wednesday 11.4.2012.

Apr 9, 2012

No training 9.4.2012

No training today Monday 9.4.2012.

Feb 24, 2012

Hema beginners course

Hema beginners course has been cancelled.

Epee fencing continues as normal.

Feb 6, 2012

HEMA exhibition and info event 11.2.


On Saturday 11.2. VaMi presents an exhibition and information event on Historical European Martial Arts at our salle.
Doors open at 13:00.
We begin at 14:00 and continue to around 15:00. You have time for questions untill doors close at 16:00.

We will go through selected techniques;
messer from a 14th century manuscript "Codex Wallerstein",
grappling, dagger and longsword from the beginning of the 15th century "Flos Duellatorum",
longsword and dagger from "Arte Gladiatoria Dimicandi" at the end of the same century,
basket-hilt sword from 16th century "Brief Instructions Upon My Paradoxes of Defence",
rapier from the 17th century "Great Representation of the Art and Use of Fencing" 
and finally small sword from the 18th century "The School of Fencing".

Also available is some coffee, tea and bun for Your convenience.

Jan 9, 2012

NO Free fencing today 9.1.

Free fencing for today, Monday, is cancelled.

Jan 7, 2012

Beginners courses spring 2012

Beginners course for Historical European Martial Arts or HEMA begins on Monday 13.2. and lasts for four weeks with two training sessions per week (Monday and Friday). It will cover the basics in moving and body mechanics, advancing to techniques according to master Fiore dei Liberi in grappling, dagger, longsword and spear. Course is K15 and can hold 10 people, in order of sign up.

Beginners course for Olympic fencing in epee begins on Wednesday 15.2. and lasts for eight weeks with one training session per week (Wednesday). It will cover footwork and basic techniques. Course is K13 and can hold 10 people, in order of sign up.

Beginners course is 70€/50€, including annual membership and access to both HEMA and Olympic fencing beginners courses in the same period. Check the "Schedule" for times and changes.

You'll need indoors sports clothes and shoes. Shower available.

Sign up to akuusiniemi@gmail.com

Membership and fees for old members due in January

Hello!
Old  members that want to continue training please pay Your membership for 2012 and required fees for spring period during January. Look at "Pricing 2012" and act accordingly. Also, please consider acquiring the H-license for training insurance.

Jan 6, 2012

HEMA exhibition and info event 11.2.

On Saturday 11.2. VaMi presents an exhibition and information event on Historical European Martial Arts at our salle.
Doors open at 13:00.
We begin at 14:00 and continue to around 15:00. You have time for questions untill doors close at 16:00.




Jan 1, 2012

VaMi is back!

Training will continue as normal, starting 9.1.2012. A demonstration on the systems we train is due sometime in the beginning of February, soon after which the beginners courses will begin. Stay tuned!