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    Military Sabre Fighting

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    No matter what else you're wearing, nothing says successful man or woman about town like a sharply pointed sabre. The sabre was once a basic sidearm of the military, widely worn across Europe and the U.S. In the 18th Century,Henry Angelo, a fencing and broadsword master to the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, published manuals for training the British Military. In this class, you'll discover Henry's methods, as well as many others, as you learn the art of military sabre fighting. In addition to the Angelo tradition, you'll also study the technique outlined by fencing historian Alfred Hutton, and draw methods from the US Naval Academy publication "Principles of Squad Instruction for the Broadsword". As your professional instructor takes you through each method, you'll develop a rich wealth of knowledge that will come together with hands-on practice for a class experience that's sure to please.
    Military Sabre Fighting

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamentals of military sabre fighting
    • Explore training methods that span the centuries
    • Gain both knowledge and hand-on skills
    • No experience necessary
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    2 positive reviews
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    Beginner Fencing (Adult)

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    Explore the sport of sabre fencing in a safe and positive environment as you learn the basics from award-winning instructors. You'll get suited up in the proper equipment and then take to the mat as you learn the basic rules and strategies that serve as the foundation for this classic sport. Practice techniques of both defense and attack- such as feints, lunges, parrys, and counterattacks- as you work alongside fellow beginners, master your movements and gaini confidence in your skills. Whatever your reason for wanting to pick up a sabre, this class will give you just what you need to get started.
    Beginner Fencing (Adult)

    5645 SW Arctic Dr, Beaverton

    • Learn the basics of fencing from a professional instructor
    • Discover the keys to proper safety as you become familiar with your movements
    • Practice defense, attacks, rules, and basic strategy
    • Explore a classic sport and build new skills
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    3 positive reviews
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    Fundamentals of Longsword

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    In this unique class, you'll focus on the art of longsword fighting as outlined by Italian master Achille Morozzo in his historic "Opera Nova". A professional instructor will guide you as you develop proper form and technique, becoming more familiar with Morozzo's system through each movement. Focus on timing, distance, and angles as you make your way through a variety of exercises and gain confidence in your ability to handle and wield the longsword. As you develop your practice, you'll discover traditional skills and uncover the elegant, brutal, and dynamic system that earned Morozzo a place in defense fighting history.
    Fundamentals of Longsword

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamentals techniques of the Italian longsword
    • Practice exercises to develop proper timing and distance
    • Discover the techniques of Italian master Achille Morozzo
    • No experience necessary
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    2 positive reviews
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    Fundamentals of Sword and Buckler

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    The flash of swords, the clash of shields! Yes, the sword and buckler provides quite a strong basis for the Renaissance fencing master Achille Morozzo's martial system. In this unique class, you'll focus on the sword and buckler system, plus some basic angle and unbalancing work applicable to modern self defense. A professional instructor will guide you as you develop proper form and technique, becoming more familiar with Morozzo's system through each movement. You'll also explore grappling and knife fighting techniques, gaining an even deeper understanding of the rich and complex defense techniques that comprise this elegant, brutal, and dynamic form of martial art.
    Fundamentals of Sword and Buckler

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamentals of the sword and buckler system from a professional instructor
    • Practice a variety of techniques, including grappling and knife fighting
    • Develop defense skills while learning a new martial art
    • No experience necessary
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    2 positive reviews
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    Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

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    Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword, published in 1630, stands as one of the most lavish treatises on the art of civilian swordplay ever written. In this class, you'll work your way through Thibault's approach as you explore an elegant blending of fencing theory and techniques of Dutch-Spanish origin. You'll also practice taking a highly rational mental approach to the problems of fencing. Your professional instructor will take you through the theoretical underpinnings of Thibault's system and teach you the techniques that manifest his theory. By the end of class, you'll understand significance of the Academy of the Sword, and have the fundamental skills to incorporate its work into your practice.
    Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamental theory behind Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword
    • Practice techniques that highlight the theory
    • Develop defense skills while exploring a significant work in the history of fencing
    • No experience necessary
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