Esfinges, Women in Historical European Martial Arts

is creating Online network and resources for Women in HEMA
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Sphinxling
$1
per month
For those fans who want to support, but have a limited budget. Think of it as donating those coins you accidentally dropped on the street!

You will receive: 


- a Digital Esfinges Membership Card 

True Sphinx
$5
per month
Do you like our work enough that you would to buy us beer or a coffee, maybe a cookie every now and then? This is the option for you! 

You will receive:


- Digital Esfinges Member/Supporter Card

- Esfinges Patch

Card-Carrying Member of the Sphinxs Club
$10
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Not only do you love Esfinges, you want to make sure things run smoothly! You are the one who makes sure our website stays accessible so we can reach more people, and increase the number of friends you get to fence!

You also love our original content and you know it! You want to make sure we reach those artists and hire them (paying them for their work hard work is an Esfinges value!) to give you sweet, sweet original content!

You will receive:

- Digital Esfinges Member/Supporter Card

- REAL, Physical, Esfinges Member/Supporter Card

- Esfinges patch




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About Esfinges, Women in Historical European Martial Arts

Esfinges is the first female international HEMA network, created to unite and support women martial artists and other minorities, as well as to encourage more women to take up the practice of Historical European Martial Arts.

We started our journey 6 years ago, with a humble idea that since then it has taken off, to become a huge project with a lot of growth capacity but lacking the tools to do so. 

Through this years we have provided Women with a platform where they can connect with others, allowing them to feel more confident and supported and helping them be the best they can be through their HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) journey. 

Our platform provides :

A closed forum for Esfinges members, where they can talk confidently in a troll-free environment.

A Facebook page, in which through positive images, memes, and videos, we try to break the taboo of "HEMA not being for Women" one post at a time. We want people to know that anyone regardless of age, skin color, religion, gender or sexual identity, belongs to HEMA. 

A Website, created with the intention of being a welcome spot for anyone who wants to learn more about HEMA, providing them with tools and answers to the most common questions, helping them connect with clubs and creating an upfront inclusive environment. 

A blog, created as a platform that allows women voices to be more visible, as well as discussing HEMA related and women focused subjects. We aim for our blog to provide the missing information women need to make their HEMA experience the best possible. 

A store, offering HEMA apparel that reflects inclusion. 

Sponsorship, support, and tools to events, clubs, and people aiming to create safer, friendlier and more inclusive environments for their clubs and events. 

Esfinges remains as a great place to learn what the needs and situation of women in HEMA is, at the same time as a great place to make new friends, learn and teach, empowering women to reach their goals. 
Goals
60% complete
Merch?  Merch!

Special edition patches, socks, rashguards and all those fancy things that everyone keeps asking for. We can finally make them happen!

For any special merchandise item that we create we will make sure to add some giveaways <3
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