Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

What to expect
  • 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
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.

Note: No experience necessary. Limited equipment is available for loan during class, including masks and weapons.
Key Highlights
Price $15.00 per guest
Duration / Session 90 min
# Sessions 1
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