How to Sword Fight with a Rapier
Welcome to our Rapier and Rapier with Dagger classes, where you'll immerse yourself in the elegant and dynamic world of historical fencing!
Our Rapier classes focus on the art of single-handed swordplay, drawing inspiration from the Renaissance-era dueling traditions. The rapier, characterized by its slender, sharp blade and intricate hilt, allows for swift and precise movements, making it a formidable weapon of choice for both offense and defense.
In these classes, you'll learn the fundamental techniques of rapier combat, including footwork, guards, attacks, parries, and counter-attacks. Our expert instructors will guide you through a step-by-step progression, ensuring that you build a strong foundation while developing your own unique style.
As you advance, you'll engage in thrilling sparring sessions with fellow students, honing your reflexes, timing, and tactical decision-making. The beauty of rapier fencing lies not only in the physical aspects but also in the mental prowess required to outmaneuver your opponent.
Rapier and Dagger Classes:
Adding an exciting dimension to your training, our Rapier and Dagger classes introduce the art of dual-wielding. In these sessions, you'll learn to wield both the rapier and a dagger simultaneously, combining offensive strikes with swift parries and counter-attacks.
Mastering the interplay between these two weapons demands precision and coordination, as you engage in intricate techniques that open up a wealth of tactical possibilities. Our skilled instructors will guide you in understanding the unique advantages and challenges of dual-wielding, empowering you to effectively use both weapons in unison.
Safety is our top priority, and you'll be provided with appropriate protective gear to ensure a secure training environment. Additionally, our classes are suitable for all levels of experience, from beginners taking their first steps into historical fencing to seasoned practitioners looking to refine their skills.
By participating in our Rapier and Rapier with Dagger classes, you'll not only embrace the artistry of historical fencing but also develop self-discipline, focus, and a profound appreciation for the rich heritage of these martial traditions.
Come join us on a thrilling journey into the past, where chivalry meets skill, and the rapier becomes an extension of your own prowess. Unleash the fencer within and experience the elegance and excitement of rapier combat. Are you ready to take up the challenge? Enroll in our classes today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in historical fencing!
How to Sword Fight with a Longsword
Welcome to the captivating world of longsword martial arts, where tradition and skill converge to create a thrilling and disciplined combat practice. Originating in medieval Europe, longsword techniques have evolved over centuries to become a refined art form that engages both the mind and body.
At its core, longsword martial arts emphasize the mastery of the longsword, a two-handed sword with a hilt long enough to accommodate both hands comfortably. This versatile weapon allows practitioners to wield it with precision, power, and grace, making it a formidable choice in hand-to-hand combat.
Training in longsword martial arts is not solely about learning to swing a sword; it’s a comprehensive journey that hones one’s mental focus, physical agility, and strategic thinking. Through rigorous drills, sparring, and forms, practitioners develop a profound understanding of timing, footwork, and distance, essential elements in any martial art.
Beyond its practical application, longsword martial arts also encapsulates a rich historical context and deep-rooted traditions. The study of historical fencing manuals and the appreciation of historical battles add an intellectual dimension to the practice, making it a fascinating exploration of the past.
Whether you’re a seasoned martial artist or a curious beginner, longsword martial arts offers a unique experience that challenges and rewards in equal measure. Join us on this extraordinary journey of self-discovery and mastery, and unlock the secrets of the longsword.
Explore the art of longsword martial arts and unleash your inner warrior. Embark on this exhilarating path, where tradition meets technique, and the past comes alive in the present.
Unarmed Combat Syllabus
How to defend yourself without a weapon
Welcome to our exhilarating world of Muay Thai Sword Fusion classes – a unique and dynamic martial arts experience that combines the ancient art of sword fighting with the intensity of Muay Thai.
Our classes offer a rare opportunity to train in two distinct and powerful disciplines, blending the precision and finesse of swordplay with the explosive strikes and techniques of Muay Thai. This fusion not only challenges your physical prowess but also hones your mental focus and strategic thinking.
Led by skilled instructors with a deep understanding of both arts, our classes cater to all levels, from beginners eager to embark on this thrilling journey to seasoned practitioners seeking to expand their skills. Safety is paramount, and we provide specialized training and equipment to ensure a secure and controlled environment.
Throughout your training, you'll develop increased coordination, balance, and agility while cultivating discipline and respect for these ancient martial traditions. As you master the art of wielding a sword in harmony with Muay Thai techniques, you'll gain confidence, resilience, and a heightened sense of awareness.
Whether you are looking to challenge yourself physically, embrace the warrior spirit within, or simply experience an innovative and captivating form of martial arts, our Muay Thai Sword Fusion classes are the perfect choice.
Join us today and immerse yourself in a world of rich history, powerful techniques, and unyielding determination. Unleash the warrior within and discover the transformative power of Muay Thai Sword Fusion. Are you ready to take your training to the next level? Let's embark on this thrilling journey together!
Fitness, Strength, Animalistic Movement
Body Weight Workouts
Welcome to our cutting-edge bodyweight fitness and strength classes, where we blend the best elements of gymnastics/calisthenics, plyometrics, animalistic movements, and advanced breathing techniques to deliver an unparalleled fitness experience.
Our classes are designed to unleash your body's true potential, tapping into its natural power and agility. With no need for expensive equipment, you'll discover the incredible strength and flexibility that lies within you.
Led by highly skilled instructors, our sessions cater to all levels, from beginners to seasoned athletes, ensuring everyone can excel and progress at their own pace. Embrace the joy of movement as you master dynamic exercises, elegant gymnastic routines, and primal animal-inspired movements that will challenge and inspire you.
As we prioritize holistic well-being, our advanced breathing techniques will not only enhance your performance but also promote relaxation and focus, creating a balanced and mindful fitness journey.
Join our community today and experience the transformative power of bodyweight training. Unleash your potential, redefine your limits, and embrace a healthier, stronger, and more agile version of yourself. Let's embark on this empowering journey together!
Opening Hours & Prices
Rapier Class Times
Thursday 19:50 - 21:40 Regular Class Sessions.
£50 per Month or £16 per Session
£20 per Session
£145 per session
Location : Church Hall, Buckland Road, Lower Kingswood, Surrey. KT20 7DP