Belegarth is a branch off from Dagorhir after some internal matters could not be resolved. It is a game/sport dedicated to contact swordplay using safe weapon replicas called boffers. Includes many aspects of combat including multiple weapon combinations (sword and shield, great swords, short swords, flails, Bows and arrows, throwing rocks, etc.), armor, grappling, shield bashing/kicking, a location based shot system, and many people choose to portray non-human races.
Belegarth lacks Multiple points of armour for a single piece, magic, or classes that offer special benefits. Belegarth allows multiple things that the HFS would not, such as: Shield kicking, bashing, punching; Grappling; Projectiles to the head.