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Leckuchner 101 (The use of the Langes Messer)

This class will cover the fundamental positions, cuts, and footwork of Leckuchner’s Messer. By the end of the class, participants will feel that they have a grasp of how to fight with a messer. Required Equipment: None Skill Level: Beginner

Fiore de Liberi Introduction: Longsword, Dagger, and More!

Fiore de Liberi’s Flower of Battle is a 15th century martial art that includes the use of the sword, wrestling, dagger, and more! Richard Marsden will go over the history, context and basic techniques of the system. Great for those new to Fiore or those who want to teach it (Marsden will always promote experienced […]

Be S.A.F.E.

This is class for anyone that would like to learn how to use movement and angle to escape a dangerous situation. There are many similarities between this class and the more violent classes. The biggest difference is that in the Be S.A.F.E. class we will be using the techniques to escape a situation with as […]

Basic Sword and Buckler

A basic overview of Sword and Buckler for individuals with no or little knowledge based on the I.33 system. The class will be geared towards those who are both skilled in the use of other weapons or have no weapons knowledge.

Quarterstaff

The staff or just a strong stick is, along with the rock, the oldest weapon. Used since the Stone Age, it has persisted until the 20th century.   In Europe, staff weapons, AKA polearms, were popular weapons for the military from the 12th to the 17th centuries.   In previous centuries, it was a common […]