We proudly announce that we will be holding our first International Montante Symposium this December.

When: 09.-10.12.2023

Sporthalle am Steg,

Lange Straße 18, 06110 Halle (Saale)

Contact Information: montantesymposium@gmail.com

Please note, that the event aims at experienced montanteroes. You'll need at least a fencing mask and protective gloves.


The event will be restricted to a limited number of participants only, with the final number depending entirely on the judges available at the two days of the event.


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Niccolo Menozzi

Noah Kollmann

Nico Banasch

Big Swords, Big Data

Asian Great Sword

English Great Sword, from Ledall to Silver


Ton Puey
Emil Andersson & Sebastian Woxell

Martin Höppner
Mike Prendergast
Elmar Homann
Oskar Ter Mors


Jogo do Pau

Bologneser Spadone

Pietro Monte's Levata

The High Guard

"Landsknecht Stuff" (Goliath or experimental vs Pikes)

The exact schedule of the lectures and workshops will be announced in the near future. Stay tuned.


Below, you can find the rulesets for the Montante in general as well as for the Montante tournament. Please make sure you're familiar with both of them when attending the IMS.

Montante ruleset [English]
The experimental DDHF ruleset for the Montante and Greatswords.
Experimental framework ruleset Montante-
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Montante Regelwerk [Deutsch]
Das experimentelle DDHF Rahmenregelwerk für das Montante und Großschwerter.
Experimentelles Rahmenregelwerk Montante
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 287.0 KB

Montante tournament ruleset [English]
The ruleset for the Montante tournament.
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 150.0 KB
Montante Turnierregelwerk [Deutsch]
Das Regelwerk für das Montante-Turnier.
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 91.7 KB

We are looking forward to see you at the International Montante Symposium 2023 in Halle (Saale)!