The Jousting Life

Friday, March 2, 2012

Chivalric Martial Arts International Symposium Announced

Historical European Martial Arts(HEMA) symposium announcement:

Do you love European martial arts? Have you always wanted to attend a training symposium focused on the history and practice of chivalric combat? Do you yearn to learn about the full spectrum of Western Martial Arts, including foot combat, mounted combat and jousting? Then the Chivalric Martial Arts International(CMAI) symposium is for you.

The CMAI symposium will give you the opportunity to train with some of the finest instructors from around the world in several aspects of the chivalric martial arts from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. There are a wide variety of classes offered, with options for absolute beginners as well as for those with more experience. There will be classroom instruction on both historical and contemporary aspects of Chivalric martial arts. Hands on instruction in armored foot combat will include how to use the longsword, poleaxe, spear and dagger. And equestrian instruction will cover both mounted combat and the joust.

The CMAI symposium will take place May 8 - 11, 2012 in Taylor, Texas. Please visit our website at for instructor, class, schedule and registration details.

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