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Medieval Martial Arts Workshop Part 1 (Jasper, Jan 20): Swordfighting Overview; the Solo SwordfighterJanuary 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm–5:00 pm PST
Four amazing hours of swordfighting! Come and join Swordfight Canada for a four-hour workshop on the use of the medieval Longsword, Dagger and Spear. January's topics: 1) An Overview of Swordfightin...
Sign up for ClassesSwordfight Canada’s ongoing classes allow you to learn medieval combat techniques in dagger, longsword and spear by building one skill upon the next, and putting it all together at the end. Swordfight Canada uses the same world-class curriculum and teaching techniques taught at Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay in Vancouver, BC, the world’s largest school of swordfighting.
Start with the basics by taking the Longsword Foundations Course, then progress through curriculum that explores a new topic every month. Along the way you’ll be able to learn new skills, practice them to proficiency, and enjoy sparring and freeplay when you’re ready.
There are skill assessments and a list of techniques that each rank is able to learn and focus on. Finally, prepare for your examination to progress to the next level of study! It’s challenging work, and requires focus, but the rewards of pursuing swordfighting are enormous! Confidence, physical grace, and knowledge of a treasured art are just a few. Each student finds their own joy in the pursuit of swordfighting mastery. Start your journey today!
About Swordfight Canada
Swordfight Canada was founded is 2016 by Greg Reimer and holds classes in and around the beautiful alpine village of Valemount, British Columbia. In 2015, Greg received his Provost certification at the Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay in Vancouver, BC, where he studied swordfighting for over ten years. Swordfight Canada is an official Affiliate School of Academie Duello in Vancouver, BC, the world’s largest school of swordfighting.
Greg has been studying Italian martial arts since 2006, and has taught over 5,000 hours to students in unarmed, dagger, rapier (and secondaries), sidesword & buckler, longsword, pole weapons and mounted combat.
Greg has also participated in various tournaments, winning the 2013 and 2014 Carosella Mounted Combat games, the 2014 Senior Students Invitational rapier tournament, and the 2015 Spring Clash Tournament (rapier & longsword videos below) in Vancouver, BC. He has travelled across Western Canada and into Washington State to meet, teach and enjoy sparring with other sword fighters.
Greg enjoys sword fighting and teaching it to others, no matter what age, physical ability or martial experience.
Videos of Live Combat
Forms & Historical Interpretations
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Fiore de’ Liberi: “The Flower of Battle” Manuscript in English $99.00 – $395.00 A unique and beautiful translation of the original Italian manuscript designed to resemble the look and feel of the original, but read in English!
Safety & Policies
- View the Safety WaiverRespectful behaviour is expected of all Swordfight students. We learn and fence together in equality, honour and decorum.
- Present oneself with all due consideration: clean clothes, clean bodies.
- All Swordfight Canada participants must agree to a release of liability waiver.
- Anyone under 19 years of age must also have their waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
- No drugs or alcohol are permitted on the field and should not be consumed prior to any Swordfight Canada event.
- We have a cancellation policy of 48 hours.
Sword fighting is a sport with certain inherent risks. Although our instructors make every effort to ensure a safe experience, neither the company, its owners, nor anyone else associated, shall be held responsible for any losses, damages or injuries to person or property, due to any cause whatsoever. Read the safety waiver here.
Youth under the age of 19 must print and deliver to the Instructor a signed waiver before the beginning of class. Read the safety waiver here.