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24 04, 2024

Godalming Training – 24th April 2024

2024-05-07T22:47:23+00:00April 24th, 2024|Godalming, Sword & Buckler|

It was an exciting night for our Godalming chapter tonight as they saw the addition of four new studenti after both Jordan, Oberon, Jack, and Ben passed their safety test and risen from the rank of Candidati.

After many weeks of hard work learning, Jordan, Oberon, Jack, and Ben 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 all of them.

16 04, 2024

Reading Adds Further Studente

2024-05-07T22:27:55+00:00April 16th, 2024|Reading|

Over the last couple of weeks, our latest batch of candidati have begun passing their safety test and rising to the rank of studente.  In order to pass the safety test students must demonstrate control, efficacy and knowledge of the cuts and guards of bolognese swordplay. The new studente will now be able to progress to taking part in many of our other training streams as well as full sparring

Congratulations to Abra, Henry, Louis, Daniel, David,  and Matt

15 04, 2024

Reading Training – 15th April 2024

2024-05-07T22:31:48+00:00April 15th, 2024|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

A packed night at our Reading chapter with the start of new streams.

Simon began his stream on “Chaos, Disorder and Street Fighting – Asymmetric and unusual fighting techniques” while Chris M looked at the Agent’s role in the first part of Marozzo’s first assalto.
Dan W also taught our recent new studente,
31 03, 2024

Oxford Sparring – 31st March 2024

2024-05-07T23:58:53+00:00March 31st, 2024|Longsword, Oxford, Sidesword|

Sunday saw our Oxford students gather for a bit out outdoor freeplay. These sessions are always helpful. There’s only so much time during a lesson to learn a new technique and often the best way to practise it is to incorporate it into sparring.

27 03, 2024

Swindon Training – 27th March 2024

2024-03-31T18:04:52+00:00March 27th, 2024|Swindon|

Swindon students gathered for their regular weekly training this week to continue their work looking at single sidesword and the works of Giovanni dall’Agocchie.  This week they continued their work looking at Surviving a duel in 30 days and the various responses.  A lot of hard work by all students

25 03, 2024

Reading Training – 25th March 2024

2024-03-30T21:33:15+00:00March 25th, 2024|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

At our Reading Chapter tonight, another three of our latest candidati intake passed their safety test and rose to the rank of Studenti. Congratulations, James, Mike and Tom.  As full members, they are now able to attend sparring and train with the rest of the school.

20 03, 2024

Swindon Training – 20th March 2024

2024-03-31T18:10:24+00:00March 20th, 2024|Swindon|

Tonight at our regular weekly training, our Swindon students continued their work looking at Giovanni dall’Agocchie’s single sidesword.  They began looking at his advice on surviving a duel in 30 days and the various responses to attacks.

18 03, 2024

Reading Training – 18th March 2024

2024-03-30T21:23:21+00:00March 18th, 2024|Reading, Sword & Buckler|

This January, our Reading Chapter welcomed their latest batch of candidati.  Tonight, the first two passed Safety Test.  Congratulations, Dylan and Ario!
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