Alberto Aquillue

Alberto Aquillue, of Sala de Armas "El Batallador" and Blackfencer in Zaragoza, Spain is a highly experienced instructor in the Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) community. Alberto has been involved in HEMA since 2012, and has a focus on the study of the Liechtenauer tradition and the common aspects of different treatises that make up a combat system, biomechanics, and footwork. In addition to his instructional work with El Batallador, Alberto also works with the Spanish army, applying historical fighting techniques to modern tactical weapons, both European and Japanese.

Alberto's passion for HEMA and his expertise in industrial materials led him to create Blackfencer, a brand dedicated to providing top-notch synthetic and steel sparring swords as well as competition cutting swords to the HEMA community.

As a brand, Blackfencer is committed to innovation and quality. Each product designed to meet the needs of HEMA practitioners and to improve their training and competition performance. Whether you're looking for a sparring sword for training or a cutting sword for competition, Blackfencer has you covered.

At SoCal Swordfight 2023 Alberto Aquillue will be presenting the following:

Block & Go: Disarms and Control

Course Description:
Entering the closer distance, hand to hand combat, we will work on some biomechanical aspects for all the stages of this action. Working from the Indes, will learn how to Block, adapt, and some of the common techniques with all its technical develop to react and take the Vor to disarm or control your opponent.

Required Gear:
Mask, Longsword, Gloves

Course Level:
Open to All Levels

Course Format:

Your must register for the event to attend classes

SoCal Swordfight 2023