Steel City Open 2019

Workshop Spotlight



Frank Zamary has been practicing martial arts since he was eight and has been a HEMA instructor since 2008. Frank focuses primarily on the Liechtenauer longsword tradition and teaches at Royal Arts Fencing Academy in Columbus, Ohio.


Tactical Approach of the Five Words
This workshop will focus on methods of decision making involving the Five Words (Vor, Nach, Indes, Stark, und Wacht) in Liechtenauer. Students will learn how to approach through distance and to control the flow of the fight through concepts and tactics.

For this class, students will need a longsword, a mask, and gloves.