FIM 2017

“FIM – FISAS International Meeting” from 1999 is a meeting point for lovers of historical fencing as well as European martial arts.

The Idea behind FIM 2017 is to have a meeting point, unique in its kind, concentrating together in one place gyms, restaurant and hotel. This in order to allow our guests to focus on 3 days of fencing and martial arts at the highest level without having to worry about nothing. Bring just your equipment and your enthusiasm: anything else has been taken care of!

Previously hosted in its historical venue in Verbania, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, FIM finds today a new home in the sporting center “La Ghirada – The city of sports” founded by BENETTON and house of the Italian first-division teams “Benetton Rugby” and “Benetton Basket”.

For more information about the Sports Center “La Ghirada”: www.ghirada.it

The Sports Center “La Ghirada – The city of sports” if you set just outside the city of Treviso; The beautiful capital of the ancient Venetian history, the few kilometers of Venice.

For more information about Treviso: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treviso

WHAT is FIM 2017

FIM is a meeting dedicated to Historical Fencing and European Martial Arts in general.  FIM is a meeting open to everybody, but in order to participate it is necessary to subscribe in advance given that, for organizational reasons, no registration will be accepted during the event.

Anyone intending to participate to FIM 2017 will be required to bring the standard personal protection (fencing mask is mandatory) and, possibly, his/her own swords. lessons.

FIM 2017 will provides limited armory, while stocks last, to allow every participants, to attend a desired workshop.

FIM is also an opportunity for meeting and exchange for enthusiasts and scholars of European Martial Arts, not only for the presence of first-order instructors, but also for the cultural activities that are organized in along with this event such as conferences and Off Meeting events.

The gathering of different schools, different disciplines, in one venue fully equipped with gyms, bar, restaurant and hotel will allows each participant to live an experience unique in its kind.

They are not just training and research to characterize the FIM: the real stars are our guests!