Forged by Péter Regenyei, this tool has the ideal measures and optimum balance. With its semi-rigid blade, it is suitable for any type of practice as well as international competitions.
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The Feder (also Fechtfeder, plural Fechtfedern), is a type of training sword used in fencing competitions of the German Renaissance. The type has existed since at least the 15th century, shown extensively in the fighting manuals of the time, particularly those of Paulus Hector Mair and Joachim Meyer.
Thanks to many historical sources, mordern swordsmiths have accurately replicated its shape and features
The strong blade is perfect for both sparring and training. The tip is about 1cm² thereby the impact is spreaded over a larger area. It is still recommended to cover the tips with a piece of leather or rubber for "blunting" the sword". (The feder also exist with flexible blade but there are known to break more easily and are not recommended for running a tournament.)
Straight steel guard 5mm thick and measuring 25cm wide.
The handle is made of wood, coated with strong black rope.
The pear-shapped pommel is made of solid steel. Its shape allows a good grip and its weigh helps improving the balance of the sword.
Regenyei Armoury :
This sword has been forged by Péter Regenyei known as one of the today's best blacksmiths. Based in Hungary and practicing HEMA, his work is based on historical sources. Size, weight and balance are similar to the ones used by XVI century sword fencers.
"Every time I make a sword I look for the same feeling one can experience wielding a museal piece or a high quality modern replica. A good sword is light, delicate and moves effortlessly."
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