Paul Wagner reviews the HF Smallsword Trainer

The excellent Paul Wagner, Stoccata School of Defense (, recently reviewed the Ukrainian-made HF smallsword trainer (see video below). As a knowledgeable and skilled fencer, and moreover as one who likes smallsword, Paul is a great resource–if you’re interested in this trainer, check out his review.

The weapon is 90 Euros or about $90 US (at the moment), sports a musketeer blade, and from what Paul says stout hilt furniture. The guard is round, which is fine and historical if not my preference, and the grip apparently 3-d printed and covered in rubber. It’s hard to find good smallsword trainers, and even harder to find them at so good a price. Given the plight that the Ukraine is in at the moment I can’t speak to how available they are, but this is one, small way to support them as they face their invaders.

LINK to HF Armory site:

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