La Bataille Du Cygne 2018:


Deed of the Swan Knight


April 25-29th 2018

Linn County Park, 23095 Valley Road, LaCygne, Kansas 66040

Our  Fifth Annual Deed of Arms has grown into one of the largest gatherings of armored combatants in the United States! It includes armored and unarmored tournaments, classes, archery, demos and feasting. This is a combination of “Living History” during the time period of the Hundred Year War, as well as Historical European Martial Arts.

Class lineup includes:

Combat will include:

  • Armored Deed of Arms: Tenens VS Venens
  • Longsword Tournament
  • I:33 Tournament
  • Daggers After Dark: Duels Amongst Friends

Demos will include:

  • Armor testing, presented by Trevor Clemons. Class format.
  • Making Maile, presented by Thomas the Black. Lecture over lunch, and campside demo.
  • Quilting Fabric Armor, by Jessica Finley. Campside demo.




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The Medieval Swordsman Guild of Kansas City is a member of the H.E.M.A. Alliance

Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) refers to documentable methods of armed and unarmed personal and group combat of European origin.

4 Week Introduction Course

  • 12 hours of training
  • Medieval martial art text book
  • Guild t-shirt and water bottle
  • Group workshops
  • Free equipment usage
  • Apprentice testing & badge
Enroll today!