Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo
SAAM is an Italian sports and cultural non-profit association born in 1996 with the aim to study and popularize italian martial arts of Middle Age and Renaissance, especially the ancient science of fighting with bladed weapons. It banned all forms of contamination with modern or eastern martial disciplines and artistic creativity on the part of its instructors: humbly it goes back to the texts of the ancient masters, discussing them and interpreting them to the best of its ability.
SAAM is currently the largest HEMA association of Italy, with more than 40 locations around the country, dozens of qualified instructors and over 600 martial students. The club is actively works for the spread of Italian and European ancient fencing, establishing contacts and ongoing collaborations with many Italian and foreign associations.