March 13th: Four-Hour Longsword Workshop

Looking for a gift for that special someone? This is perfect! Give the gift of sword fighting to them. You can send him or her to the class, or you can attend with him! If you know of anyone that you think would enjoy this class, please pass the information onto them or give me a call for more information.

This is a four hour intensive class for the students of the sword that would like to attend class at the school but lives out of the area or just don't have the time to commit each week to class.

Every month we gather for four hours to study the long sword. The first three hours are spent on the curriculum of the school and the final hour is spent working on a specific technique from Fior dei Battaglia (Flos Duellatorum written in 1409).

DEMAS has loaner equipment for the students that do not have their own swords or helmets, all you need to bring are gloves. If you have your own wasters and helmet, please bring them with you.

 

We will be working outside with masks and maintaining an appropriate distance to protect ourselves, our friends, and our family.

Dress of the day is sweats, a t-shirt, and comfortable shoes.

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: 3266 De La Cruz

              Santa Clara, CA 95054

Cost: $80 in advance

         $90 at the door

March 14th: Quarterstaff Workshop

This is will be a 4-hour workshop focusing on the use of the quarterstaff. This class is the first of a three-part series on the use of the quarterstaff.

This month we will be looking at the use of the quarter staff as it was used in the late medieval and renaissance periods. The basis for this course is treatises from England and Italy. Some of the manuscripts that we will pull information from are;

• Joseph Swetnam (1617)
• George Silver (1599)
• Giacomo di Grassi (1570)
• And spear techniques of Fiore dei Liberi (1409)

We will learn the guards of the staff, the way to transition from one side to the other side whilst maintaining a defensive position of the staff, and the offensive use of the staff.
While we will not be doing an exhaustive study of each of these manuscripts, we will be able to look at the similarities and differences between the techniques put forth in them.
This class is a sample four hour class that will show the student some of the use of the quarterstaff in a martial use.

Time: 12: 00pm – 4:00pm
Where: 3266 De La Cruz  
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Cost: $80.00 in advance                                                                                                                                                                                 $90.00 at the door

April 10th: Four-Hour Longsword Workshop

Looking for a gift for that special someone? This is perfect! Give the gift of sword fighting to them. You can send him or her to the class, or you can attend with him! If you know of anyone that you think would enjoy this class, please pass the information onto them or give me a call for more information.

This is a four hour intensive class for the students of the sword that would like to attend class at the school but lives out of the area or just don't have the time to commit each week to class.

Every month we gather for four hours to study the long sword. The first three hours are spent on the curriculum of the school and the final hour is spent working on a specific technique from Fior dei Battaglia (Flos Duellatorum written in 1409).

DEMAS has loaner equipment for the students that do not have their own swords or helmets, all you need to bring are gloves. If you have your own wasters and helmet, please bring them with you.

 

We will be working outside with masks and maintaining an appropriate distance to protect ourselves, our friends, and our family.

Dress of the day is sweats, a t-shirt, and comfortable shoes.

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: 3266 De La Cruz

              Santa Clara, CA 95054

Cost: $80 in advance

         $90 at the door

April 11th: Quarterstaff Workshop

This is will be a 4-hour workshop focusing on the use of the quarterstaff. This class is the first of a three-part series on the use of the quarterstaff.

This month we will be looking at the use of the quarter staff as it was used in the late medieval and renaissance periods. The basis for this course is treatises from England and Italy. Some of the manuscripts that we will pull information from are;

• Joseph Swetnam (1617)
• George Silver (1599)
• Giacomo di Grassi (1570)
• And spear techniques of Fiore dei Liberi (1409)

We will learn the guards of the staff, the way to transition from one side to the other side whilst maintaining a defensive position of the staff, and the offensive use of the staff.
While we will not be doing an exhaustive study of each of these manuscripts, we will be able to look at the similarities and differences between the techniques put forth in them.
This class is a sample four hour class that will show the student some of the use of the quarterstaff in a martial use.

Time: 12: 00pm – 4:00pm
Where: 3266 De La Cruz  
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Cost: $80.00 in advance                                                                                                                                                                                 $90.00 at the door

April 17th: Adrian Paul's Sword Experience

An exciting Sword training experience run by internationally acclaimed actor and martial artist Adrian Paul. Our events teach sword handling, safety, technique, intention, focus, and communication. If you have had experience handling a weapon or not, the curriculum allows everyone a hands-on experience that is educational and fun. One that has inspired many to get back into shape, or take up a new skill after they have attended one, or more, of over 40 events that we have hosted.

Every Experience is different. Different locations, from convention halls, exotic gardens, castles, wineries or abbey’s. Different fights, from Game of Thrones to Highlander, or one of the hundreds of fights you may have seen on film or television. 

The Sword Experience is a dynamic event, featuring a unique training program, designed and directed by Adrian Paul. With over 25 years of martial arts, film and television fight choreography experience, Adrian delivers a fun, hands on, graceful and insightful glimpse into the fundamentals and techniques required to be an expert swordsman. 
Crafted for all skill levels and ranges of capability, The Sword Experience is great for individuals or groups. Each event is a perfect way to build new skills, refine existing ones and share unforgettable moments with friends both new and familiar. 

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Check-in time 9:30am

Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Where: 3266 De La Cruz  
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Contact us 

408-216-9351

info@swordfightingschool.com

Hours of operation:

Monday-Friday 5pm-10pm

Location

3266 De La Cruz Blvd,

Santa Clara, CA 95054

 

Detailed directions

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