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The Darksun has set, but the great bear has awakened. We're now over at Ursa Major HEMA Academy - come and check us out.

Ursa Major HEMA Academy




House Darksun is a HEMA and medieval interest group based in Perth, Western Australia. We train to hone our skills in a range of disciplines, including longsword, messer, dagger and sword & buckler. In addition to training in a variety of weapon systems, and hosting and competing in local, national & international tournaments, we also perform at public & private events, including medieval fayres.

We train at Stirling Community Center located within the Charles Riley Memorial Reserve in North Beach. New students are welcome to attend either night.

Should you need it, bus number 423 leaves from Stirling train station stopping directly outside the Stirling Community Center.



Tuesday nights, 6.30pm-8.30pm - Weapon of the Quarter
Diversity of skill and adaptability are key to becoming a formidable fighter. To this end we undertake a new weapon system each quarter. Our current roster is:
Quarter 1: dagger
Quarter 2: sword in one hand
Quarter 3: longsword
Quarter 4: sword & buckler

Thursday nights, 6.30pm-8.30pm - Longsword
As longsword is our primary weapon, we study this year round. While we regularly deep-dive into some of the more advanced or particular techniques, we frequently come back to the basics in order to maintain a solid foundation.


To find out what we're up to right now, check out our Facebook page, or get in touch if you're interested in joining.