We are Southern Alberta’s premier WMA School
Come and explore the world of Western martial arts, from the lethal and elegant German longsword, to the science of boxing, to the close combat methods of grappling and knife fighting.
The Forge fosters development in the duality of the lethal art of Western Martial Arts without compromise. Focusing on combat conditioning, skills and camaraderie!
News and Events
As our community is still faced with the reality of Covid-19, The Forge has adapted our training to accommodate safe distancing measures. Therefore, we are only providing individual training in an outdoor, group setting, which means no sparring and no partner drills and always remaining at least two longsword-lengths away from each other! We have […]
We will restart routine group training outdoors, as the city’s re-opening allows us to. We are setting the first date for June 20th and then June 25th, but depending on how events unfold, the date may change to earlier or later. Training will last 1.5 hours long. There will be modifications to our typical training […]
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the board has decided to cancel our annual HEMA tournament, Anvil, which was scheduled in June. These have been sad, slow days during the lockdown and there are many of us who miss our weekly training classes. We also missed being a part of Calgary’s Comic Expo and our first […]