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20 11, 2017

Reading Sees More Students Pass Safety Test

2017-11-20T15:11:19+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Last Monday night saw the addition of two new studenti after both Tom and Claire passed their safety test and risen from the rank of Candidati.

After many weeks of hard work learning, Tom & Clare 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.

16 11, 2017

Reading Training – 13th November 2017

2017-11-16T21:16:37+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

On Monday, our students gathered in Reading for our regular training session.

Emilia continued her work with the rapier group on guarding against cuts, Jay took the Bolognese group and Stewart worked with the students progressing towards their safety test.

15 11, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 12th November 2017

2017-11-15T00:16:43+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Sunday sparring was in Reading this past Sunday, with a good turnout of students.

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.

13 11, 2017

Godalming Training – 8th November 2017

2017-11-13T16:50:33+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

There was a very large turnout of students in Godalming on Wednesday night as our students turned up in force for a sparring night.

Whilst Fran worked with the beginners progressing towards their safety test, the rest engaged in an evening of free-sparring practising the techniques they’ve learnt in our training sessions.

11 11, 2017

Two More Reading Students Pass Safety Test

2017-11-11T09:45:47+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Jason and Louise are the latest of our students to pass their 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.

Jason and Louise will now be able to progress to taking part in our other training streams as well as full sparring.

10 11, 2017

Reading Training – 6th November 2017

2017-11-10T14:00:46+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

On Monday, our students gathered in Reading for our regular training session.

Emilia continued her work with the rapier group on guarding against cuts, Jay took the Bolognese group and Stewart worked with the students progressing towards their safety test.

10 11, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 5th November 2017

2017-11-10T13:40:59+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Sunday sparring was in Hawley this past Sunday, with a large turnout of students.

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.

8 11, 2017

Godalming Training – 1st November 2017

2017-11-08T10:29:08+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Students gathered in Godalming last Wednesday for our weekly training session.

As always there were multiple streams on offer:  Beginners working towards their safety test so they can then spar with other students, Bolognese working on sword & buckler, as well as rapier & dagger.

2 11, 2017

Reading Training – 30th October 2017

2017-11-10T13:41:42+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Our Reading students were joined by a guest instructor on Monday night.  Emilia Skirmuntt took our rapier students through dealing with cuts.

Meanwhile Stewart worked with the beginners working towards their safety test and Jay worked with the bolognese group.

 

1 11, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 28th October 2017

2017-11-01T22:08:19+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Wessex League Reading might have only been the day before but with both Broadwater Bucklerthon and Swordfish tournaments looming, students took the opportunity to turn up in Godalming on Sunday morning to get in some extra sparring.

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.