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12 09, 2022

Medals At Wessex League Didcot

2022-09-12T23:47:15+00:00September 12th, 2022|Godalming, Oxford, Trophies|

School of the Sword saw a number of medals in the first round of the Wessex League, held in Didcot, Oxfordshire this past weekend.

Emilia Skirmunt head instructor at our Oxford chapter took silver in women’s saber, gold in women’s longsword, while Apollon Makropoulos, an instructor at our Godalming chapter, took bronze in Sword and Buckler.

Congratulations to both fencers in what, by all accounts, was an excellent event.

 

11 09, 2022

Oxford Sunday Sparring – 11th September 2022

2022-09-12T23:56:48+00:00September 11th, 2022|Dagger, Longsword, Oxford|

Members of our Oxford chapter met up today for some outdoor sparring. Students got some extra practise in with a number of weapons including longsword and daggers.

10 08, 2022

Godalming Training – 10th August 2022

2022-08-11T06:53:06+00:00August 10th, 2022|Godalming, Longsword|

Tonight at our Godalming chapter, the longsword group joined the tournament prep group for some tournament style judged bouts. Everyone had a turn at fighting and judging and some fine fencing ensued.

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10 08, 2022

Oxford Training – 10th August 2022

2022-08-11T06:24:46+00:00August 10th, 2022|Longsword, Oxford|

Our new Oxford beginners continued training alongside advanced students this week. Everybody did brilliantly and we all look forward to the next week’s lesson.

3 08, 2022

Godalming Training – 3rd August 2022

2022-08-07T20:00:37+00:00August 3rd, 2022|Godalming, Longsword, Sword & Buckler|

Another busy session at Godalming tonight.  The longsword group worked on low guards, while the tournament prep group discussed the use of a ‘corner’ person and held a mini pool. Each fighter fought against the others in the pool and there were some excellent bouts. Everyone won at least one bout and everyone scored points in every bout.

30 07, 2022

Oxford Training – 27th July 2022

2022-07-30T09:23:18+00:00July 30th, 2022|Longsword, Oxford|

Tonight saw the start of our new beginners course in Oxford where students got their first taste of fighting with longsword.

21 07, 2022

Oxford Training – 21st July 2022

2022-07-22T16:17:30+00:00July 21st, 2022|Dagger, Longsword, Oxford|

Tonight our Oxford chapter was learning defences with a sword in scabbard!

Remember, our new Oxford beginner’s course starts next Wednesday.  So if you want to learn swordfighting with us just register HERE

20 07, 2022

Godalming Training – 20th July 2022

2022-07-22T16:07:36+00:00July 20th, 2022|Godalming, Longsword, Rapier|

Tonight we had three groups: study group, longsword and tournament practice.

In the study group, we are free to practice whatever we fancy drawing from a selection of sources. Tonight it was Cavalcabo, Bartitsu and Domenico Angelos smallsword.

The longsword group worked on cuts following the Meyer square, putting a music stand to good use!

And John introduced members to the rules, practices and roles of a tournament.

 

13 07, 2022

Godalming Training – 13th July 2022

2022-07-18T18:50:08+00:00July 13th, 2022|Godalming, Longsword|

In Godalming tonight we had two classes: a continuation of longsword basics, as well as a study group looking at the various sources.

6 07, 2022

Godalming Training – 6th July 2022

2022-07-06T20:17:56+00:00July 6th, 2022|Godalming, Longsword|

In Godalming this week we had two classes: longsword basics,and a study group where everyone dove into the texts with the challenge of coming up with a drill to practice at home.

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