Sword Academy Classes

Sword Academy is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

We offer several types of activities to meet everyone's needs. If you don't see what you are looking for please just ask using the contact section.

Introductory Courses

All the courses last five to six hours. Typically course is held in single day (turbo course). Rarely course can take from four (accelerated) to six weeks at one night per week and are open to anyone with an interest in Western Martial Arts. Each course will cover the basic principles of a specific European weapon with hands on instruction. Students will participate in drills and exercises designed to teach proper technique. No experience or equipment is necessary, but athletic clothing and footwear is recommended.
Click here for Schedule and Registration

Members Classes - Intermediate and advanced training

Completion of the Introductory course is needed to attend the members classes.
Sword Academy membership provides students with a way to continue their study of Western Martial Arts with our year-round classes in Calgary.

Private Lessons

As individual as you are. Any weapon and any period from early Medieval times to late Renaissance.
You can see which weapons are currently instructed as part of the curriculum (visible on this web site). Ask if you weapon is not listed.
For example we have provided the training similar to what Knight Templar would receive.

Out-of-town and private seminars

These typically six (6) hour seminars are open to anyone with an interest in Western Martial Arts. Each seminar offers hands on instruction covering the basic principles of a one of our four foundational weapons. Locations are negotiable and inquiries are encouraged using our contact information.
Private seminars are flexible to meet your particular needs.

Please browse through the courses available on this page and Contact Us to arrange a private lesson or a seminar.


Introductory Courses - details and registration here

Attending an introductory course is mandatory for all new students. Once course has been successfully completed attendance to members classes is permited.

On completion participants will be entitled to a $20 discount off a three month Sword Academy membership if joining within two weeks from the course completion.

Register is via link at the bottom of each course description or by email if the link is not working Contact Us.


Course space is limited, and courses are subject to minimum attendance.

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January 2017
Introduction to Renaissance Staff                   14.Jan.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Medieval Sword and Buckler 14.Jan.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Medieval Longsword              15.Jan.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)
Introduction to Renaissance Rapier                15.Jan.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)

February 2017
Introduction to Medieval Longsword              04.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Renaissance Rapier                04.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Renaissance Staff                   05.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)
Introduction to Medieval Sword and Buckler 05.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)

Introduction to Renaissance Staff                   25.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Medieval Sword and Buckler 25.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sat)
Introduction to Medieval Longsword              26.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)
Introduction to Renaissance Rapier                26.Feb.2017 - one session @ south (Sun)

March 2017
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Introduction to English Renaissance Staff - Turbo Course - 14.Jan.2017

When:14.Jan.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the English Renaissance staff.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Sword and Buckler - Turbo Course - 14.Jan.2017

When: 14.Jan.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the German sword and buckler. Handle a replica steel sword and buckler and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Longsword - Turbo Course - 15.Jan.2017

When: 15.Jan.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the two-handed German Medieval longsword. Handle a replica steel long sword and practice your new skills with wooden wasters.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to Italian Renaissance Rapier - Turbo Course - 15.Jan.2017

When: 15.Jan.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the Italian rapier. Handle a replica steel rapier and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Longsword - Turbo Course - 04.Feb.2017

When: 04.Feb.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the two-handed German Medieval longsword. Handle a replica steel long sword and practice your new skills with wooden wasters.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to Italian Renaissance Rapier - Turbo Course - 04.Feb.2017

When: 04.Feb.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the Italian rapier. Handle a replica steel rapier and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to English Renaissance Staff - Turbo Course - 05.Feb.2017

When:05.Feb.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the English Renaissance staff.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Sword and Buckler - Turbo Course - 05.Feb.2017

When: 05.Feb.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the German sword and buckler. Handle a replica steel sword and buckler and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to English Renaissance Staff - Turbo Course - 25.Feb.2017

When:25.Feb.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the English Renaissance staff.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Sword and Buckler - Turbo Course - 25.Feb.2017

When: 25.Feb.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the German sword and buckler. Handle a replica steel sword and buckler and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to German Medieval Longsword - Turbo Course - 26.Feb.2017

When: 26.Feb.2017 from 10:00 to 14:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the two-handed German Medieval longsword. Handle a replica steel long sword and practice your new skills with wooden wasters.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration



Introduction to Italian Renaissance Rapier - Turbo Course - 26.Feb.2017

When: 26.Feb.2017 from 15:00 to 19:30

Where: Details at registration

Description: Learn to use the Italian rapier. Handle a replica steel rapier and practice your new skills with wooden weapons.

Topics covered in this course:

Cost:
$149 per person / non-member
A $15 discount is available for additional family members

Register: Please include your name and if under 18, your age, along with any comments you may have. We will respond as soon as we can, in order to verify your registration.
Click Here to Submit Your Registration





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