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24 06, 2017

Reading Training – 19th June 2017

2017-06-24T10:54:02+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Monday night saw our regular training session in Reading.

We had two streams on offer:  Pim took the Bolognese group whilst Jay looked at single rapier.

22 06, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 18th June 2017

2017-06-22T10:23:22+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

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

With a number of tournaments coming up over the summer, Sunday sparring is the perfect opportunity to practise techniques learnt in our training sessions as well as get experience from fighting a range of opponents.

14 06, 2017

Reading Training – 12th June 2017

2017-06-14T11:56:51+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

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

We had two streams of training on offer.  Jay took the rapier group through some single rapier drills, whilst Pim worked with the Bolognese group on sword & buckler.

 

6 06, 2017

Reading Training – 5th June 2017

2017-06-06T09:10:16+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Our Reading students gathered for our regular Monday night training session last night with two streams of training on offer.

Pim worked with the Bolognese group on sword & buckler whilst  Jay worked with the single rapier group on cuts.

4 06, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 4th June 2017

2017-06-04T16:05:21+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

The School of the Sword members met up in Hawley on Sunday for an intense session of sparring.  Single rapier, single sidesword, sword & buckler, and rapier & dagger were all in play.

The sparring provides an ideal opportunity for students to fight people they don’t normally fight as well as put into practise techniques they have learnt during training.

2 06, 2017

Reading Adds Two More Studenti

2017-06-02T18:59:02+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

The Monday 22nd May 2017 training session saw the addition of two new studenti after both Dan and Chris passed their safety test and risen from the rank of Candidati.

After many weeks of hard work learning, Dan & Chris have shown that they have understood the foundations of swordplay and are now ready to engage in a wider range of training as a Studente.

Congratulations to the pair of them.

2 06, 2017

Reading Training – 22nd May 2017

2017-06-02T18:54:08+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

On the 22nd, our Reading students turned up for our regular Monday night training session.

Dan continued taking the single rapier group through Fabris,  Matt worked with the beginners progressing towards their safety tests and Pim taught sword & buckler.

2 06, 2017

Reading Training – 15th May 2017

2017-06-02T17:17:19+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

On the 15th, our Reading students turned up for our regular Monday night training session

Dan took the single rapier group through some Fabris, Pim taught sword & buckler and Matt worked with the beginners progressing towards their safety tests.

13 05, 2017

Reading Sees Another Student Pass Safety Test

2017-05-13T20:05:48+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Paul 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.

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

11 05, 2017

Reading Training – 8th May 2017

2017-05-09T23:09:53+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

After a bank holiday last week our Reading students were back on Monday for our regular training session.

Dan took the single rapier group through some Fabris, Pim taught sword & buckler and Matt worked with the beginners progressing towards their safety tests.