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New product – SIGI Montante

New product – SIGI Montante

We are happy to introduce the long awaited new addition to our product lineup – the SIGI Montante!

Montante, also known as Spadone or Zweihänder (etc) is the largest sword of the European battlefield. Utilized mainly in the renaissance era, it served mercenaries and ordinary soldiers alike. It was used both for protection and offense, because the ‘longer blade can keep more weapons occupied’. Nowadays, mostly thanks to surviving Spanish treatises it’s a popular pick for solo practice due to the sheer amount of forms.

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New product -SIGI Rapier

Rapier (rapière, espada ropera, rappier or spada) is one of the symbols of renaissance. It’s deeply connected to “new” things, new customs, new world. It is also a symbol of the dueling culture and it’s often the first thing people imagine when someone says “a sword”. It’s an elegant weapon that heralded the transformation of fencing towards the form we practice today.

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New feature – HEMA Event Calendar

“Is there a place where I could find all upcoming HEMA events?” is a very typical question that HEMA folks ask or hear. The answer is mostly negative, though there are some pages that aggregate events or clubs.

To solve this issue we have created the HEMA Event Calendar, a new feature which you can find on the SIGI website. Initially a project for the students of our club, its scope has become bigger with implementation.

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