Year: 2019

Wasatch HEMA Fall Tournament

The UCSA and True Edge Academy are hosting our fall longsword tournament on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10:30 AM – 6 PM @ CrossFit SpearHead 4540 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117. If you wish to register for either the Synthetic or Steel Longsword Tournaments please do so here. The registration deadline …

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CombatCon and MCHO 2019

A group from True Edge and the UCSA returned this week from CombatCon in Las Vegas, NV. It was an exciting event, as Kirsten Meredith took gold and Kristen Argyle took bronze in the Women’s Longsword Tournament and Jack Stewart took gold in the Open Steel Longsword Tournament! Last month a similar group participated in …

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Fecht Yeah 2019

Our amazing instructor Kristen Argyle recently attended Fecht Yeah 2019 in New York, a three-day HEMA event featuring classes and all-women’s tournaments. Kristen fought in all of the tournaments and taught two classes on Hans Medel’s longsword fencing manual. Kristen place 5th in the rapier tournament (a weapon she rarely trains with), 4th in the …

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UVU Clubs Banquet

On the evening of April 18, 2019, True Edge South attended the annual UVU Clubs Banquet to celebrate another successful year. To represent the club, head instructor Chad Healey and instructors Mariah Healey, Matthew Pope, Thomas Appiah, and Monica Benavides Molina were in attendance. True Edge South was asked to do a brief demonstration of …

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Upcoming HEMA Events!

For anyone interested there is a number of upcoming HEMA events that are within a reasonable driving distance. If you are interested in attending any of these events let your fellow students know as carpooling and sharing accommodations can cut down on the cost. Mid-Continental HEMA Open, Denver, CO The Mid-Continental HEMA Open (MCHO) is …

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SoCal Swordfight 2019

Six fighters from True Edge Academy along with friends for the UCSA attended SoCal Swordfight in Huntington Beach, CA from February 15 – 17, 2019. South Coast Swords put on 11 tournaments over the three-day event along with workshops which is a truly impressive feat. If you are interested in see the result of the …

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