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Training and researching with like-minded people is invaluable to your growth as a fencer and an artist. You won't just find clubs or schools here, but even just people near you who want to learn the traditions.
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The HEMA Alliance offers discussion forums on all sorts of European martial arts.
Discuss the finer points of Fiore or Dobringer, what fencing gear is recommended, or what drills and techniques people enjoy. It's all up to you.
Our facebook community is also extremely active.
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Instructor certification is not just a valuable tool to let your students know that you are a legitimate teacher of western martial arts, but it also allows you to partake in the shared, collective learning of our curriculum council and high standards to become a more effective instructor.
Wiktenauer is the largest library of historical european martial arts manuscripts and books in the world.
The entire repository is free to the public.