FIM 2017 will run for the full days of th 29th and 30th of April and will end on the final day of the 1st  May at 1 PM.

Each day six training areas will be available for our guests across  two adjoining gyms. On four of these areas will be accopied by the scheduled workshops. Each on of theese will be repeated twice over the three days of FIM 2017.

The two remaining areas will be available for “free bout” and for private lessons.

In the afternoon of April the 30th  researchers Michele Vello and Fabrizio Tonin will conduct a conference where they will present the results of new researches on the presence in the area surrounding the town of Belluno – between the XVI  and  XVII centuries – of different forges dedicated to the production of high quality swords and pole weapons. The request of these weapons was so high that allowed local smiths to achieve, at that time, fame and notoriety throughout Europe. In conjunction with the conference it will be presented a book, available in both Italian and English, which collects the results of these research.

The day before wi kick start FIM 2017 we will hold an “off meeting” event. Led by archaeologist and Maestro d’Armi Alberto Balasso all our guests will have the chance to join us in a tour of the less known streets and canals of Venice. “The Venice Experience” will take place in the early afternoon, of Friday, April 28 and will end with a dinner in Venice.

Sporting Center “La Ghirada”

FIM – Fisas International Meeting in 2017 will be hosted by the Sporting Center “La Ghirada – City of Sport.” Located on the outskirts of Treviso, with a total area of 22 hectares, “La Ghirada” was built in 1985 by the Benetton Group and is open to anyone willing to participate in sports and recreational activities.

The center consists of three gyms, six rugby fields (covering 60,000 square meters), football fields, indoor basketball/volleyball courts, a beach volleyball area, a fitness center, a golf course and a swimming pool.

FIM 2017 will take place in 2 of the 3 indoor Basketball courts (point (5) on the map) while lunches and dinners will take place at the restaurant “Fuori Gioco” (paragraph (6) on the map).

The center offers ample parking facilities (point (7) on the map), with over 200 parking spaces.