Personal Protective Equipment for Historical Martial Arts

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Diestro Light Weapons Jacket

$279.99 – $309.99 CAD


The Diestro Jacket was designed for light weapon use. Created by fencers in both SCA & HEMA, this jacket was made to look ”historical”, and at the same time offer the protection that HEMA fencers need. Inspired by doublets of the Renaissance, we decided to modify the Diestro with pockets for padding inserts. Pockets for padding inserts are located on the shoulder, front & side panels. The Diestro and Diestrx LS model both come with special gussets (armpit area) that improve arm articulation and prevent the jacket torso from rising.

Product Detail:
Sizing – All jackets are custom tailored to fit
Jacket Material – Double layered Cotton Canvas
Padding Material – Cotton broadcloth & 4 layers of wadding
Shoulder Inserts – Artificial Cartilage Foam
Colour Options – Red, Navy Blue, Black, & Pink (Limited time only)
Protection – 350N material was tested by a independent Canadian lab (averaged 410N)

Non Padded (comes with pockets but no inserts) – $279.99 CAD / $215 USD
Padded (comes with padding inserts & shoulder ACF insert) – $309.99 CAD / $238 USD

Limited production only 20 made per year

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