Classes

Schedule

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Longsword - Sign up


The longsword is our central focus at AWMA, from which we teach the primary principles of all fencing & martial arts. We draw together fencing traditions from German, Italian, and Iberian sources to create an effective, holistic approach to the fight. Masters referenced will include Johannes Liechtenauer, Joachim Meyer, Fiore de’i Liberi, and more.

All Foundations classes include group fitness training to build strength, endurance, and general athleticism.

Dagger & Ringen - Sign up

Ringen (wrestling) and dagger are essential to all students’ martial success. The body mechanics learned in this class apply across every discipline. We teach wrestling and dagger derived from Fiore de’i Liberi, Joachim Meyer, Ott Jud, Codex Wallerstein, and more.

All Foundations classes include group fitness training to build strength, endurance, and general athleticism.

Single Sword - Sign up

Working from late German and Italian sources, AWMA teaches techniques described in dussack, sword & buckler, sidesword and other one-handed sword systems. Masters & manuscripts that may be referenced are Joachim Meyer, I.33, Giovanni dall'Agocchie, Achille Marozzo, Anonimo Bolognese, and more.

All Foundations classes include group fitness training to build strength, endurance, and general athleticism.

Rapier

The most popular Renaissance-era weapon, the rapier was often considered the peak of European swordsmanship. Our rapier curriculum is built on the teachings of Salvator Fabris, Nicoletto Giganti, and Joachim Meyer.

All Foundations classes include group fitness training to build strength, endurance, and general athleticism.

Quarterstaff - Limited to 4 students, Adult

The simple staff is one of the most effective hand-to-hand weapons ever brought to combat. We study & teach quarterstaff technique in accordance with Joachim Meyer’s 1570 treatise.

This class is limited to no more than 4 students at any time. Please ask an instructor for more information.

Greatsword/Montante - Limited to 4 students, Adult


The English greatsword, Iberian montante, German zweihänder, and Italian spadone are all names for the biggest swords used in contemporary times. Pulling from the teachings of Achille Marozzo, Diogo Gomes de Figueyredo, Joachim Meyer and others, AWMA teaches how some of the largest swords to grace the battlefield were really used.

This class is limited to no more than 4 students at any time. Please ask an instructor for more information.

Private Instruction

AWMA offers private instruction on all topics listed above, as well as sword & buckler, spear and more. If there are weapons you would like to learn that are not listed in the schedule above, speak to an instructor in class, message us on Facebook or contact us.

Personal Fitness Training

At AWMA, we also encourage the pursuit of strength, mobility and overall health. Whether you are chasing competitive success or just want to get in shape, we can help. If you are interested in functional training with knowledgeable, passionate teachers, reach out directly by contacting us here.


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