Triangle Sword Guild

The Triangle Sword Guild is a non-profit historical European martial arts club in the Triangle Area (NC). Their purpose is to reconstruct historical European fencing traditions through a combination of scholarly research and martial arts training. The Triangle Sword Guild is teaming up with Raleigh NC Comicon to bring the coolest and historically accurate hands-on sword fighting experience! So sharpen your swords* and get your swashbuckling boots ready for Raleigh NC Comicon!

*Raleigh NC Comicon does not actually want any attendee to sharpen or bring sharp swords to the convention*

Friday 5:00 PM

Main Stage

Hands On Longsword

A brief introduction to Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) hosted by the Triangle Sword Guild. Try out the basics of the German Longsword as recorded by the 14th Century Fencing Master Johannes Liechtenauer.

15 minute sessions over the hour. Participation requires a signed waiver. Sword, gloves, and mask provided.

Saturday 12:00 PM

Main Stage

Meet the Triangle Sword Guild

A non-profit Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) club in the Triangle Area focused on the reconstruction of historical European fencing traditions through a combination of scholarly research and martial training. Learn some facts, bust some myths, deconstruct some movie tropes, and more in this general overview of HEMA!

Saturday 5:00 PM

Main Stage

Medieval Weapon Exhibition

Join the Triangle Sword Guild as they fight for your entertainment and education! Their fencers will bring all the tools of the trade in this hour of sword clashing, dagger stabbing, spear thrusting, and more!