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Filming Pre-Vis & In-Camera Editing

Our Filmmaking Track is designed for directors, directors of photography, cinematographers, etc, to learn how to film fights and violent conflict. Members of this track will explore opportunities to develop characters through fight sequences, create choreography, and explore the effects of camera angles, lighting, and other technical components when filming fights. As a part of […]

Self-Care & Stretching (Intensive Track)

The Stunt and Screen Fighting Track is for actors and stunt people interested in learning how to perform dynamic-looking combat and “sell it” for the camera. This track will take the basic principles of combat, including timing, distance, and proportion, then adapt their usage to meet the needs of performers. These skills will then be […]

One Against Many (Intensive Track)

The Stunt and Screen Fighting Track is for actors and stunt people interested in learning how to perform dynamic-looking combat and “sell it” for the camera. This track will take the basic principles of combat, including timing, distance, and proportion, then adapt their usage to meet the needs of performers. These skills will then be […]

Grappling & Throwing (Intensive Track)

The Stunt and Screen Fighting Track is for actors and stunt people interested in learning how to perform dynamic-looking combat and “sell it” for the camera. This track will take the basic principles of combat, including timing, distance, and proportion, then adapt their usage to meet the needs of performers. These skills will then be […]

Block Late but Do Block (Intensive Track)

The Stunt and Screen Fighting Track is for actors and stunt people interested in learning how to perform dynamic-looking combat and “sell it” for the camera. This track will take the basic principles of combat, including timing, distance, and proportion, then adapt their usage to meet the needs of performers. These skills will then be […]

Choreography Development (Intensive Track)

Our Filmmaking Track is designed for directors, directors of photography, cinematographers, etc, to learn how to film fights and violent conflict. Members of this track will explore opportunities to develop characters through fight sequences, create choreography, and explore the effects of camera angles, lighting, and other technical components when filming fights. As a part of […]

CQC Armed (Intensive Track)

Our McLemore System Track is designed for martial artists. This track will explore the basics of Colonel Dwight McLemore’s system of combat developed for his School of Two Swords. The weapons and fighting styles explored in this track are based on McLemore’s teachings and will include tomahawk, Bowie knife, tactical knife, close-quarters combat, and ground […]

Tactical Knife (Intensive Track)

Our McLemore System Track is designed for martial artists. This track will explore the basics of Colonel Dwight McLemore’s system of combat developed for his School of Two Swords. The weapons and fighting styles explored in this track are based on McLemore’s teachings and will include tomahawk, Bowie knife, tactical knife, close-quarters combat, and ground […]

Aikido Jo- the Short staff of Aikido

In this class we will cover all of the fundamental movements of Aikijo- Aikido’s short staff. You will learn the fundamental movements, techniques and tactics taught in the Aikido syllabus. You will not need to provide your own staff, however you are welcome to bring your own as well.

Intergender Fight Dynamics

Intergender fight scenes are becoming more and more common across many types of media. With that in mind actors, actresses (or any other identifiers) of all experience levels may be put in a scene involving physical altercations among male, female , or any other identifying characters. In order to tell a story through violence, there […]