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24 01, 2024

Godalming Sparring – 24th January 2024

2024-01-29T00:10:32+00:00January 24th, 2024|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sword & Buckler|

Chilworth played host to our Godalming students this weekend as they gathered for the latest in our weekly sparring sessions.

These sessions provide our students with a chance to fight with new sparring partners, try out weapons not currently on the cirriculoum and get in some much needed practise.

13 01, 2024

Godalming Sparring – 13th January 2023

2024-01-29T00:03:47+00:00January 13th, 2024|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sidesword|

Our Godalming students met up in Chilworth this weekend for the latest in the chapter’s regular sparring sessions. Sparring gives them a chance to exchange with students they might not have sparred with before, practise weapons that might not currently be in the training curriculum, as well as get some much needed time to incorporate new techniques and tactics into their swordplay.

6 01, 2024

Godalming Sparring – 6th January 2024

2024-01-28T23:59:32+00:00January 6th, 2024|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sidesword|

Students from our Godalming Chapter met up in Chilworth this weekend for their regular weekly sparring session.  These sessions give students chance to practise technics learnt in training as well as spar with partners they wouldn’t normally fight with.

23 12, 2023

Godalming Sparring – 23rd December 2023

2024-01-07T19:47:49+00:00December 23rd, 2023|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier, Sidesword|

Today saw our Godalming students had their final freeplay session of the year.  There was a great turnout with a great array of disciplines on display.

16 12, 2023

Godalming Sparring – 16th December 2023

2023-12-18T22:42:36+00:00December 16th, 2023|Godalming, Rapier, Sidesword, Sword & Buckler|

Our Godalming students met up today to practise a little free sparring with a number of different weapons.  These sessions allow students to practise and refine techniques in class as well as give valuable experience of sparring with a multitude of different opponents.

 

13 12, 2023

Swindon Training – 13th December 2023

2023-12-18T22:49:12+00:00December 13th, 2023|Dagger, Rapier, Swindon, Sword & Buckler|

It was free sparring night at Swindon tonight, where students got the chance to spar with a number of different weapons including daggers, rapiers, and smallswords.  Students also got to play with Montantes, longswords and polearms in what was a fun filled but exhausting evening.

2 12, 2023

Godalming Sparring – 2nd December 2023

2023-12-12T20:17:04+00:00December 2nd, 2023|Dagger, Godalming, Rapier|

Some of our Godalming students met up today to enjoy some outdoors sparring. These sparring get-togethers provide the perfect opportunity to practise techniques learned in class as well as get experience of fighting against opponents they might otherwise not get regular practise against.

26 11, 2023

Medal Haul At Wessex League Swindon

2023-11-27T10:33:29+00:00November 26th, 2023|Dagger, Godalming, Longsword, Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Sword & Buckler, Trophies|

All four chapters came together this weekend, as the final leg of the Wessex League Tournament came to Swindon,  Students from our Godalming, Reading and Oxford chapters competed whilst our Swindon students got their first taste of tournaments from the sidelines, cheering everyone on.

School of the Sword came away with a number of medals despite some highly skilled competition.

Emilia Skirmuntt took gold in Women’s Rapier & Dagger, silver in Women’s longsword, as well as two golds in the overall league – Women’s longsword league and Women’s Multiple Weapon league

Magnus Kraken took silver in the Beginner’s Rapier & Dagger, with Lenny Sim taking Bronze

Kristian Barlow took bronze in Sword & Buckler.

Congratulations to Nigel Salt who narrowly missed out on a medal, gaining 4th place in Beginner’s Longsword.

Great fencing by all fencers, whether they won medals or not.  They should all be proud, as we look to 2024 and our preparations

20 11, 2023

Reading Training – 20th November 2023

2023-11-20T23:01:56+00:00November 20th, 2023|Reading|

The cloaks (or beach towels) were out in force again tonight in Reading as our students continued their study block looking at the cloak as an off-hand weapon.  Lots of dapper fun had by all students.

13 11, 2023

Reading Training – 13th November 2023

2023-11-20T22:48:50+00:00November 13th, 2023|Reading|

It was a new lesson block tonight in Reading as our students got introduced the the joys of using the cloak as an off-hand.  Armed with cloaks (or towels in their absence) Reading students were taken through the basics by Matt.

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