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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Jordan Hinckley » Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:46 am

I think the "I am leaving is a bit rash, but I can see why some groups may not want to pay for insurance that is useless since they are not "up to standard" so any claim would be denied. My understanding is that you are free to practice how you want, but if you get hurt you will not be covered. That being so if anyone fights with Un-reinforced lacrosse gloves or does not make wearing of gorgets mandatory, may as well not get the insurance since if you have to file a claim it will be denied. Is this correct?
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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Michael-Forest » Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:51 am

Jordan Hinckley wrote:I think the "I am leaving is a bit rash, but I can see why some groups may not want to pay for insurance that is useless since they are not "up to standard" so any claim would be denied. My understanding is that you are free to practice how you want, but if you get hurt you will not be covered. That being so if anyone fights with Un-reinforced lacrosse gloves or does not make wearing of gorgets mandatory, may as well not get the insurance since if you have to file a claim it will be denied. Is this correct?


As has been pointed out earlier, it seems that this only applies to the secondary medical portion. The important part—the liability—does not seem to be affected. And since the medical coverage is (according to the Alliance's rules) only secondary coverage (and requires additional primary coverage), members are likely to get minimal benefit out of it to begin with.
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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Richard Marsden » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:39 am

@Michael-Forest
Maybe!

I'm being told by team-legal I can't parse out liability and secondary medical. I'll get some more concrete examples in the coming days.

Practice and Tournaments are not the same thing, and people need to read the two sections.

@Jordan
Are you currently paying for insurance with HEMAA?

My understanding is that you are free to practice how you want, but if you get hurt you will not be covered.

Overgeneralization.

That being so if anyone fights with Un-reinforced lacrosse gloves or does not make wearing of gorgets mandatory, may as well not get the insurance since if you have to file a claim it will be denied. Is this correct?

For tournaments 'yes'. As the policy is written.

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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Michael-Forest » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:16 am

Richard, I think that part of the confusion is that the Tournament section includes references to freeplay and slowplay, which are defined as being different from competitive play in the definitions section (and should therefore not be part of tournaments, but only practice). Ultimately, the policy as written is quite confusing—I'm definitely looking forward to the revision you guys have planned.

Regarding presentation: Because the Tournament section comes first and is extensive, while the Practice second comes second, contains very few details, and is much shorter, the latter seems like more of an afterthought or addendum. In the big scheme of things, very few groups are running tournaments, and most of us don't care about what the requirements for tournaments are—we just care about how this will affect our practices. If you'd like, I'd be happy to call/email/PM you and work on editing the policy (no change of content, just presentation & format) so that it states clearly what you intend (as that does not appear to be the case currently?)
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Postby Ben Floyd » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:18 am

That being so if anyone fights with Un-reinforced lacrosse gloves or does not make wearing of gorgets mandatory, may as well not get the insurance since if you have to file a claim it will be denied. Is this correct?

For tournaments 'yes'. As the policy is written.


As long as the injury you are trying to claim is a finger injury or throat injury.

Ex:
You have sub-standard gloves, no neck protection, but your knee guards are up to par. You sustain a knee injury. That's covered first by your primary medical coverage and then the HEMAA secondary coverage. If you get a broken finger, your primary medical insurance is still in effect, but the HEMAA secondary medical is not.
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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Michael Chidester » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:09 am

Michael-Forest wrote:Richard, I think that part of the confusion is that the Tournament section includes references to freeplay and slowplay, which are defined as being different from competitive play in the definitions section (and should therefore not be part of tournaments, but only practice). Ultimately, the policy as written is quite confusing—I'm definitely looking forward to the revision you guys have planned.

Regarding presentation: Because the Tournament section comes first and is extensive, while the Practice second comes second, contains very few details, and is much shorter, the latter seems like more of an afterthought or addendum. In the big scheme of things, very few groups are running tournaments, and most of us don't care about what the requirements for tournaments are—we just care about how this will affect our practices.

I agree with all of this. Seriously consider running the document past a professional editor and/or policy writer before re-releasing it.
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Postby Richard Marsden » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:24 pm

Richard, I think that part of the confusion is that the Tournament section includes references to freeplay and slowplay


Working on that part.

As for the final version. Don't get too excited yet. We have a working model and we're hearing suggestions and taking them as we can.

Then we'll have a council. Michael(s) you're welcome to be on board for it.

Then we'll take their suggestions and see what we can and can't do.

Then we'll start finalizing and we'll make sure its presented better and so forth. We have a few other steps to go through and even then, someone somewhere will be upset. We'll do our best.

There is a chance this will not be finalized before I am done, but I will do my best.

Thanks for the input, all.

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Postby Jonathan Allen » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Michael Chidester wrote:I agree with all of this. Seriously consider running the document past a professional editor and/or policy writer before re-releasing it.


As it just so happens I am professional editor. So I wouldn't mind if you sent it my way, though it means that I would have to bow out of any further conversations in the mean time. (I've found that no one can do a good editing job once they get personally invested in a project.)
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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Richard Marsden » Sun May 11, 2014 5:15 pm

Round 2 edits on the way. After that, we'll get a council to debate this or that. Your President' day job gets busy for the next two weeks, so it'll happen as able.

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Re: HEMA ALLIANCE SAFETY POLICY

Postby Richard Marsden » Mon May 12, 2014 7:00 am

We have our council forum set up. Below is the policy as of 5-8-2014 with a few updates and some FAQ's. Expect it to change and develop as HEMAA does.

Safety Policy
Updated Version as of 5-8-2014

The policy is in the interest of protecting spectators, our members and maintaining our insurance, while at the same time allowing freedom of study.

Safety is divided up into

Purpose

Definitions

Responsibilities

Activities Outside the Policy

All Activities
Tournaments

Synthetic/Wood/Rattan

Steel or Aluminum

Saber/Single-Stick with Shell or Basket Guards

Rapier/Dagger

Wrestling/Grappling/

Armored (Harnessfechten)

Practice

Cutting

Disapproved Activities

Filing a Claim

FAQ


Purpose

The Safety Policy of the HEMA Alliance is for the protection of the participants, spectators, Alliance and the preservation of our insurance policy.

The Safety Policy is not a limitation on the choices that members of the HEMA Alliance can make in their pursuit of HEMA, but only a limitation on which activities, and associated equipment, can be defined as Official Activities of the HEMA Alliance, and thus covered by HEMA Alliance insurance.

The Safety Policy is not designed to provide specifics for every conceivable situation. The policy is a base-guideline which official HEMAA activities are to use. The policy will alter when needed to meet the needs of the community. HEMAA affiliates and event organizers are encouraged to use the policy as a starting point and fit it to their activities.

Definitions

Activity = A tournament, practice, or other event officially registered with the HEMAA. This also includes specific activities such as, drilling, sparring, cutting, etc.

Cutting = A solo activity using sharp weapons to cut non-living targets.

Competitive Sparring = Sparring whose purpose is adversarial and outcome-oriented tending to be more intense than free-play.

Drills = Activities where the sword is used to perform non-competitive actions. These can be solo, or done in groups.

Event = A tournament, club-practice, demo or other activity.

Free-Play = Sparring done as a form of practice rather than as a form of competition.

Liability Insurance = Limited protection from lawsuit costs and damages, provided for HEMA Alliance Approved and Registered activities.

Official Activity = An activity run by a HEMAA individual or affiliate and registered on our Official Activities Board.

Secondary Insurance= An official activity has secondary medical insurance. All affiliates are required to have primary health insurance to be eligible for secondary medical insurance. If an injury claim is filed, after the primary insurance is used, the secondary will apply, if the claim is approved by the insurance company.

Example: A member at an official HEMAA activity has their finger broken. They were following the Safety Policy. They would receive care and their primary insurance would be used for such. Costs after primary insurance would then be covered by the secondary insurance. All claims will be investigated by the HEMAA and may be investigated by Francis L. Dean & Associates.

Sharps = Weapons that are sharp or have points.

Slow-Play = Sparring done at slow-speeds as a form of practice rather than as a form of competition.

Sparring = Sparring can be classified as free-form fighting for competition or for practice (slow-play, free-play, competitive, etc.)

Tournament = Sparring that is competitive and follows a standard set of rules.

Trainer = A simulator for a weapon, such as a steel, aluminum, synthetic or wooden sword.

Responsibilities

HEMAA requires one person, a member, to be ultimately responsible for the execution and compliance of the safety policy at any event or activity. Insurance coverage is dependent upon said execution and compliance.

It is the organizer’s responsibility to ensure an activity meets the Safety Policy.

It is an organizer’s responsibility to interpret what gear falls within the policy.

Example: If an attendee asks, “Are my gloves good enough?” The organizer must determine the answer using the Safety Policy as a guide.

It is an organizer’s responsibility to ensure trainers, weapons and any metal are free of splinters, sharp edges, points, rust or burs.

Activities Outside the Policy

Activities which work outside the policy are not covered by it.

Example: The HEMAA safety policy requires sturdy gloves for competitive sparring. If an event were to allow competitive sparring without such equipment, it would not be covered by the HEMAA insurance policy.

To be clear- You can do what you want. The HEMAA will not insure everything that you do.

All Activities

Organizers will be conscientious of bystander's safety. This will include a reasonable amount of space between those engaged in an activity and those who are spectators.

Any metal weapons, trainers, armor or other equipment must be free of burs and rust.

Organizers will have a first-aid kit on hand.

Participants, spectators and organizers must have a verbal signal to halt any action for safety reasons. “Hold!” or “Halt!” being examples. This applies to all activities.

The activity must be a function of an Affiliate of the HEMA Alliance (such as a regularly scheduled class or practice session) -OR- special permission must be received from the Governing Council for a Member or Members not associated with an Affiliate to hold an official activity.

The activity must be posted, before it takes place, on our Official Activities Board.* Recurring regularly scheduled practices only need to be posted once until the schedule changes. These are all considered Official HEMAA Activities.

In order for a particular individual within an official activity to be covered by insurance, there must be a waiver on file, a General Waiver provided to us by Francis L. Dean & Associates, and the HEMA Alliance Supplementary Waiver. Both waivers must be maintained by the affiliate. In the case of special permission for non-Affiliates to hold an official activity, the waivers must be sent to the HEMA Alliance.

Waivers are available here:
http://hemaalliance.com/documents/HEMA. ... Waiver.pdf

All official activities must be in compliance with HEMA Alliance Safety Policy.

At least one HEMA Alliance individual member must be present.

In addition to the above requirements, Affiliates must ensure that their attendance does not exceed the participant number x[size] of the affiliate x[membership] they purchased (see the group affiliation page for details on how to calculate number of participants). Exceptions to this limit can be made for occasional demos, tournaments, or special events, at no additional cost or at a reduced cost, with permission from the HEMA Alliance.

Tournaments

Organizers are to use the following guidelines for tournaments. Organizers are free to alter the guidelines by providing more specifics as well as increasing requirements. Organizers cannot decrease safety requirements and remain protected by the HEMAA insurance policy.

Example: If an event wants to require shin-pads, it may do so. If an event wants to list specific gear it approves, it may do so. However, an event that had no hand-protection requirement could not use the HEMAA insurance policy if a hand-injury then took place.

To be clear - If a person is injured by engaging in an activity outside of the Safety Policy, then that injury is not covered by the HEMAA insurance.

Tournaments refers to intensive sparring whose purpose is not training, but competition.

Synthetic/Wood/Ratan Safety
(For longsword, saber, and single-handed trainers (with no robust guard) other than rapier)

(For staff or spear with synthetic heads)

Head = Head protection must cover the entire face and front of the throat for competitive sparring. It must be sturdy enough to withstand impacts. There should be no gaps in coverage that would allow a thrust or strike to the face.

Throat = A covering to protect the throat.

Torso = Clothing to cover the body.

Groin = An internal or external cup.

Elbow = Hard elbow covering to protect the joints.

Hands = Sturdy gloves or gauntlets must be used to protect the hands and wrists. Gloves must include protection on the sides and tips of the fingers sufficient to resist hard strikes from steel or synthetic weapons. An unsupplemented lacrosse glove is not sufficient.. Steel Gauntlets need additional interior padding of some sort, however a mechanic’s glove has minimal padding and when used inside a metal gauntlet would not be sufficient. Most HEMA-dedicated synthetic gloves or gauntlets, such as Sparring Gloves and Black Lance, are adequate. Finger breaks and hand injuries are the most common and organizers should be conscientious of this.

Legs = Hard knee covering to protect the joints.

Feet = Covering of some sort.

Trainer = The trainer must be free of splinters or burs. The tip must not come to a point. Edges must be blunt or blunted.

Steel/Aluminum Safety
(For longsword, saber (with no shell guard), and single-handed trainers other than rapier)

Head = Head protection must cover the entire face and front of the throat for competitive sparring. It must be sturdy enough to withstand impacts. There should be no gaps in coverage that would allow a thrust or strike to the face.

Throat = A covering to protect the throat.

Torso = Clothing to cover the body. Clothing should be puncture resistant, or three layers.

Groin = An internal or external cup.

Elbow = Hard elbow covering to protect the joints.

Hands = Hands = Sturdy gloves or gauntlets must be used to protect the hands and wrists. Gloves must include protection on the sides and tips of the fingers sufficient to resist hard strikes from steel or synthetic weapons. An unsupplemented lacrosse glove is not sufficient.. Steel Gauntlets need additional interior padding of some sort, however a mechanic’s glove has minimal padding and when used inside a metal gauntlet would not be sufficient. Most HEMA-dedicated synthetic gloves or gauntlets, such as Sparring Gloves and Black Lance, are adequate. Finger breaks and hand injuries are the most common and organizers should be conscientious of this.

Legs = Hard knee covering to protect the joints.

Feet = Covering of some sort.

Trainer = The trainer must be free of splinters or burs. The tip must not come to a point. Edges must be blunt or blunted.

Single-Handed Trainers with robust guards.
(Including single-stick or saber with shell guards)

Head = Head protection must cover the entire face and front of the throat for competitive sparring. It must be sturdy enough to withstand impacts. There should be no gaps in coverage that would allow a thrust or strike to the face.

Throat = A covering to protect the throat.

Torso = Clothing to cover the body.

Groin = An internal or external cup.

Elbow = Hard elbow covering to protect the joints.

Hands = Gloves.

Legs = Hard knee covering to protect the joints.

Feet = Covering of some sort.

Trainer = The trainer must be free of splinters or burs. The tip must not come to a point. Edges must be blunt or blunted.

Rapier Safety
(For rapier, court-sword, spadroon, dagger and other primarily thrusting, metal trainers)

Head = Head protection must cover the entire face and front of the throat for competitive sparring. It must be sturdy enough to withstand impacts. There should be no gaps in coverage that would allow a thrust or strike to the face.

Throat = A covering to protect the throat.

Torso = Clothing to cover the body. Clothing should be puncture resistant, or three layers.

Groin = And internal or external cup.

Elbow = Hard or soft elbow covering to protect the joints.

Hands = Gloves.

Legs = Hard or soft knee covering to protect the joints.

Feet = Covering of some sort.

Trainer = The trainer must be free of splinters or burs. The tip must not come to a point. Edges must be blunt or blunted.

Wrestling

The HEMA Alliance approves of wrestling without strikes.

Safety equipment requirements are a mouthguard to protect the teeth and an internal cup to protect the groin.

Wrestling should not be conducted on a hard surface, such as a wood floor or concrete.

Tournament officials should be highly aware of when to intervene in the case of joint-locks, or any other situation in which harm can come to a participant or bystander.

As with ALL activities, organizers, participants and spectators need to be able to use a verbal cue to halt the action, such as calling “Hold!” or “Halt!”

Armor
The Safety Policy for Harnisfechten (Armor) is designed with rigid spears, pole-axes, maces etc. in mind. If using longsword trainers only, an organizer could default to the policy for Longswords and have less armor requirements.

It is recommended that any armors be made of hardened steel, carbon steel or stainless steel, as mild steels cannot take similar levels of impact without damage as the other steel types. While these steels tend to be more expensive than mild steels, they offer a higher level of protection. There is no requirement to use higher quality steels, but armors from mild steels should be made thicker than the others to provide the same level of protection.

Below is a list of the minimum requirements that are required to participate in Harnischfechten:

Head = Due to the importance of one’s head the following requirements for helms must be met: Several types of materials can be used for helms and it is important to understand different metals have different strengths. The minimum thicknesses for helms is:

1. Stainless Steel: 16gu

2. Hardened Steel: 16gu

3. Mild (cold or hot rolled steel): 14gu

4. The above thicknesses include visors and faceplates

No open-faced helms are allowed. Any visor must have the ability to lock or buckle closed to prevent opening during combat. Any visor slit must be fitted with pref-plate or have cross bars that prevent sword thrusts from entering the visor. Visor slots/eye slots should be smaller than the trainers being used so that a thrust cannot enter the helm.

The helm must be padded or suspended properly to prevent impact damage from being transmitted to the user’s head. Padding can be made with quilted cloth, foam or any other material that can reduce impacts but must be at least .5” thick.

Throat = Armor for the neck such as a gorget with supplemental armor worn as needed.

Torso = Armor for needs to be worn for the following.

Shoulders (collarbone, ball, top and back),

Spine (in its entirety, including lower spine and tailbone)

Chest (Top of the breastbone to the bottom of the rib-cage, including kidney protection)

Groin = An internal cup (An external cup can also be worn in conjunction with an internal)

Elbow = Solid armor for the elbows.

Arms = Solid or splinted armor for the limbs (upper arm, lower arm).

Hands = The hands must be protected by gauntlets made of steel plates.

Gauntlets must cover all of the wrist.

Gauntlets must protect all fingers and thumbs.

If fingers do not “ground out” on the weapon haft, it is recommended that the fingers be padded to absorb some of the impact of a weapon.

Finger tips should be protected by the gauntlets.

Legs = Solid or splinted armor for the limbs (shins, thighs) and solid armor for the knees.

Feet = Sturdy covering of some sort.

Several types of materials can be used for armor. The minimum thicknesses for torso and limb armors is:

i. Stainless Steel: 20gu

ii. Hardened Steel: 20gu

iii. Mild (cold or hot rolled steel): 18gu

iv. Leather armors can be worn, however they should be of the “splinted” armor types with splints protecting the forearms, thighs and shins. Leather should be at least 8 ounce leather (1/8” thick) and hardened (via oil, paraffin or wax treatments), or 12 ounce un-hardened leather.


Practice

Practice can include drills, slow-play, free-play (non-competitive sparring), and much more. The type of activity will determine the safety requirements. The HEMAA leaves it up to the organizers to reasonably protect their members.

The HEMAA wishes to preserve freedom of study for its members. Organizers should use the equipment they think is sufficient for a practice activity. If a reasonably preventable injury occurs, then it will not be covered by the HEMAA insurance policy.

Example: An organizer decides to let members at a practice to engage in free-play with no gloves. If any hand injuries were to occur, it would not be covered by the HEMAA insurance policy because such an injury was reasonably preventable and hand injuries are a common and well-known issue.

Example: An organizer decides to let members at a practice engage in slow-play with padded gloves. If any hand injury were to occur, it would most likely be covered by the HEMAA insurance policy because padded gloves are reasonably sufficient for slow-play.

What is reasonable? The HEMAA and possibly Francis L. Dean & Associates will investigate any claim and an organizer should be ready to explain why they believe their claimant was reasonably protected during the time of the injury.

Cutting

The HEMA Alliance insurance only covers the use of sharp swords for the purpose of cutting non-living targets, solo-drills, or solo-practice or solo-competition.

Extreme awareness for bystanders and participants is mandatory, with a large area cleared for the one performing the cutting or those drilling with sharp weapons.

Cutting is a solo-activity. Two or more people with sharp weapons will not be cutting in the same area at the same time.

Drills or solo-competition with sharps will be done with plenty of room between participants.

Disapproved Activities

The HEMAA wishes to allow its members the most freedom possible, but some activities are so dangerous as to be explicitly listed as disapproved. The HEMAA in no way endorses the following:

Sparring or opposed drilling with sharps.

We do not want anyone seriously maimed or killed.


Sparring without proper head protection.

We do not want anyone losing their eye or teeth.


Sparring without proper hand protection.

We do not want anyone having their fingers broken.

Making a Claim

Liability = The HEMA Alliance will endeavor to cover our members with liability and secondary accident insurance except in the case of negligence. If a club does not follow a portion or portions of the safety policy guidelines, they may still be covered for liability, at the discretion of the leadership, provided that any claims made are unrelated to the portion(s) of the safety policy that were not followed.

Example: If a club chooses to wear no back-of-the-head protection, and that area is injured, the HEMA Alliance is unlikely to submit a claim to our insurance unless it is for the legal defense of the HEMA Alliance. If a hand is injured while policy-adherent gloves are being worn, the HEMA Alliance will not hold the absence of back-of-the-head protection against the club in determining whether or not to submit a claim.

Example: If a club chose to use sharp swords for test cutting in an area that was either not roped off, or dark, this would be an example of negligence where the Alliance would likely refuse to submit a claim, and where the insurance insurance provider would likely deny any claim submitted.

Investigation = The HEMA Alliance will investigate any claims to see if they meet the standards set by the safety policy. The insurance provider may also investigate any and all claims. The insurance provider may reject coverage based on their own standards and their assessment of our adherence to our own standards.


FAQ
What is the purpose of insurance?

Nearly all venues require liability insurance.

Protection from liability.

Secondary medical insurance.

Why does the HEMA Alliance need a Safety Policy?

As the Alliance grows, steps need to be taken to protect our members and our insurance. The insurance provider wants a risk-management plan, which we have determined to be a Safety Policy.

Without a policy, should a claim be made and the insurance provider finds the claim to have been a result of negligence, not only would the claim be denied, the entire HEMA Alliance’s insurance would be at risk.

The HEMA Alliance will not allow one negligent member to result in the loss of insurance for everyone else.

The Safety Policy helps guide members as to what are best practices and what is and isn’t negligent.

Should a claim be made, the insurance provider will ask for our risk-management plan, which is our Safety Policy.

Prior to the Safety Policy, the HEMA Alliance and its members were less safe. The provider can investigate any claim and determine what is negligent. Without a Safety Policy the provider is free to determine on their own what is and isn’t negligent. Our Safety Policy will provide best-practices for them to reference.

It isn’t by accident that similar organizations have Safety Policies.

Why is the Safety Policy specific for tournaments and less so for practice?

Tournaments are the most high-profile aspect of the HEMA Alliance and the best-practices were already established by tournament organizers. In crafting the policy, the HEMA Alliance contacted different tournament organizers for advice.

In terms of practice, the HEMA Alliance understands there are innumerable activities and we wish to preserve the ability to study freely and leave it up to the organizers to determine what is safe with the understanding that if a reasonably preventable injury occurs , the HEMA Alliance may deny the claim and, as always, the insurance provider can investigate and make its own judgment.

Does the insurance the HEMA Alliance offers through the provider Francis Dean protect me from personal liability?

You can't be "protected" against personal liability in the sense of being shielded from being named in a lawsuit. Anyone can sue anyone for good or bad reason. However, if you are following the policies of the HEMA Alliance in a HEMA Alliance activity, then you are covered by our liability policy with Francis Dean.

I am the organizer of an event. If a person sneaks into the event wearing improper protection and I didn’t notice it, if they are injured am I personally liable?

You can’t be “protected” against personal liability, no matter what form of insurance you carry. That said, if you were trying to follow the Safety Policy then you would likely be covered by our liability policy with Francis Dean. An investigation or lawsuit would have to prove gross-negligence and/or willful misconduct. There is a difference between a mistake and a blatant disregard for the Safety Policy, but it would be a judge that makes that determination, not the HEMA Alliance.

Why isn’t there a list of approved gear?

There are numerous gear-options and they are ever-changing. Guidelines have been provided and it is up to the organizers to determine if a specific piece of gear meets the expectations of the Safety Policy.

I don’t like the Safety Policy, can I get my own insurance and do what I want?

Yes, but you should discuss with your insurance provider what exactly you want to do.

Why should I go with the policy that the HEMA Alliance offers through Francis Dean?

Most venues will require insurance.

At $15 per person for the year, and the ability to host larger tournaments and events, the price is very low for our members. We believe there are other options out there, but probably at a higher price.


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