Monthly Archives: April 2017

29 04, 2017

Two More Pass Safety Test

2017-04-25T21:25:24+00:00April 29th, 2017|Sword & Buckler|

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

After many weeks of hard work learning, Lee & Sarah 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.


28 04, 2017

Reading Training – 24th April 2017

2017-04-25T21:15:14+00:00April 28th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Monday night saw students return after the Easter break to our regular Monday night training in Reading.

As we have another bank holiday next week (and hence no training!  Boo!)  the training session was given over to sparring.  Whilst Christophe continued to work with the beginners progressing towards their safety test, our studenti spent the night fighting each other with a range of different weapon combinations.

Remember:  No training next week due to May Bank Holiday.

27 04, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 23rd April 2017

2017-04-25T21:10:09+00:00April 27th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students gathered in Hawley on Sunday for the latest in our regular Sunday sparring sessions.

These are currently being put on for free for our students to provide them some extended sparring practise with the weapons they learn on our regular training nights.

26 04, 2017

Godalming Training – 19th April 2017

2017-04-25T21:05:20+00:00April 26th, 2017|Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

It was a very busy night last Wednesday at our regular Godalming training session.

Students were treated to a handling session of real antique smallswords, rapiers and daggers.  Both the rapier & bolognese training streams got to enjoy some extended sparring as well which included some melee games and fun weapon combinations.  The beginners continued to work towards their Safety Test.



25 04, 2017

Godalming Training – 12th April 2017

2017-04-25T20:57:46+00:00April 25th, 2017|Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Godalming students gathered for our regular Wednesday night session with three training streams on offer.

Pim worked with the single rapier stream, Adrian continued his work with the Bolognese students on sword & buckler, and Fran taught the beginners working towards their safety test.


11 04, 2017

Reading Training – 10th April 2017

2017-04-11T22:48:29+00:00April 11th, 2017|Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Another busy night in Reading on Monday as we held our regular training session.

Jay worked with the Bolognese group, Pim took the single rapier class, and Christophe worked with the beginners working towards their safety test.

10 04, 2017

Sunday Sparring – 9th April 2017

2017-04-09T21:34:15+00:00April 10th, 2017|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Reading, Sword & Buckler|

Students from both Reading and Godalming gathered in Hawley on Sunday to put their training to the test with the latest in our regular Sunday Sparring.

There was a good mix of single rapier, rapier & dagger, and sword & buckler on display, as well as some team games.

9 04, 2017

Godalming Training – 5th April 2017

2017-04-09T21:31:14+00:00April 9th, 2017|Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Wednesday night saw our regular training session in Godalming with three stream of training on offer to our students.

Fran worked with the beginners working towards their safety test, Adrian taught sword & buckler, and Sasha looked at single rapier.

8 04, 2017

The School of The Sword Takes Gold In Malmo

2017-04-08T19:13:38+00:00April 8th, 2017|Dagger, Rapier, Trophies|

Word has reached us this evening of The School of the Sword’s latest tournament victory.

SOTS Instructor, Piermarco Terminiello, has won gold in the rapier & dagger tournament at the Scania Open taking place this weekend in Malmo, Sweden.

Congratulations to Pim on his latest victory.

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