The Dutch leading company for historical European martial arts. We are an organisation specialized in HEMA. We organize tournaments and events and make contributions to HEMA related films and games. And of course you can study Historical Martial Arts at the AMEK.

HEMA: the AMEK offers workshop & classes for HEMAists.

EVENTS: diners, workshops & events for bachelor parties & companies

FILM, TV & GAMES: Stunts/fight choreography, motion capture & green screen.

The company was founded in 2002 by Sir Mishaël A. Lopes Cardozo.

Member of the HEMAC (Historical European Martial Arts Coalition) an international coalition of experts, practitioners and researchers dedicated to resurrection and reconstruction of ancient fighting styles.


AMEK's Historical Martial Arts Classes you can find under the page HEMA on this website or the website www.swordsport.nl 

At Cardozo Swordsport we practise the fighting arts of the European middle ages. The different fighting disciplines are: wrestling, longsword, dagger, sword/buckler, dussack and messer.

Cardozo Swordsport's training schedules are exclusively based on the contents of original historical fencing manuals, dating back to the 13th century.