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28 09, 2017

Reading Training – 25th September 2017

2017-10-01T17:03:22+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Last Monday, our students gathered in Reading for our regular training session with three streams of training on offer.

Simon worked with the be ginners progressing towards their safety test.  Jay worked with the Bolognese group and Pim took the rapier & dagger lesson.

25 09, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 24th September 2017

2017-09-24T21:26:21+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students from both Godalming and Reading gathered in Hawley on Sunday for our regular Sunday Sparring event.

These free sessions for students  who have passed their safety test allow them to get in some valuable sparring time, practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.  It allows them to spar with people they don’t normally train with as well as try out some fun weapon combinations that are not part of our curriculum.

24 09, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 17th September 2017

2017-09-24T20:56:09+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Dagger, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students gathered in Reading last Sunday for our regular Sunday Sparring event.  There were a range of weapons in play including sideswords, daggers, longsword and sword & buckler.

These free sessions for students  who have passed their safety test allow them to get in some valuable sparring time, practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.  It allows them to spar with people they don’t normally train with as well as try out some fun weapon combinations that are not part of our curriculum.

14 09, 2017

Another Safety Test Pass In Reading

2017-09-12T19:53:35+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Ingo is the latest of our students to pass his safety test and join the ranks of our Studenti.

In order to pass the safety test students must demonstrate control, efficacy and knowledge of the cuts and guards of bolognese swordplay.

Ingo will now be able to progress to taking part in many of our other training streams as well as full sparring.

13 09, 2017

Reading Training – 11th September 2017

2017-09-12T19:47:05+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students gathered in Reading on Monday night for our regular training session.

Matt worked with beginners working towards their safety test, Jay took the Bolognese class and Pim taught rapier & dagger

6 09, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 3rd September 2017

2017-09-06T00:48:55+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Godalming played host to Sunday sparring this past weekend, with a large turnout from both our Reading and Godalming groups.

These free sessions for students  who have passed their safety test allow them to get in some valuable sparring time, practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.  It allows them to spar with people they don’t normally train with as well as try out some fun weapon combinations that are not part of our curriculum.

1 09, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 27th August 2017

2017-09-06T00:40:26+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

What better way to spend a bank holiday weekend, than with a bit of free sparring.  Students from both Reading and Godalming met up in Hawley for our regular Sunday Sparring session.

These free sessions for students allow them to get in some valuable sparring time, practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.  It also allows them to spar with people they don’t normally train with as well as try out some fun weapon combinations that are not part of our curriculum.

26 08, 2017

Reading Training – 21st August 2017

2017-08-26T22:22:06+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

With the bank holiday next week, Monday night saw our last training session for the month.

As always we had three simultaneous training streams on offer for students:  Beginners, Bolognese, and Rapier & Dagger.

Thanks to Matt for the pictures!

24 08, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 20th August 2017

2017-08-24T21:30:33+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Sunday Sparring was in Reading this week with a number of weapon disciplines in play including rapier, dagger, sidesword, buckler and others.

These free sessions for students allow them to get in some valuable sparring time, practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.  It also allows them to spar with people they don’t normally train with as well as try out some fun weapon combinations that are not part of our curriculum.

 

21 08, 2017

Reading Training – 14th August 2017

2017-08-21T20:43:05+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students gathered in Reading last Monday night for our weekly training session with three streams of learning on offer.

Pim took the rapier group through fundamentals of rapier & dagger, Stewart worked with the bolognese group, and Lizzie and Josh worked with the beginners on the foundations of swordplay.