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 safe and fun way to continue their study of Western Martial Arts (WMA) / Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) with our year-round classes in Calgary.
Images in the slider above illustrate many skills taught in Sword Academy class – both armed and unarmed.
Weapons you can learn about in Sword Academy class are classified as foundational weapons and all other weapons. Foundational weapons in our system are: long sword, rapier, staff and sword and buckler. Other weapons taught are: armored sword, axe, dagger, pole arms, shield, spear and sword. In addition to all the weapons there is also unarmed combat.
Students are able to learn the weapon skills from medieval period and renaissance period. Additionally classes are delivered using pan-European approach covering different national traditions: German, Italian, English, French and others.
Students also have a chance to learn some of the armored combat skills – without the expense of owning armor.
Most important – students train in a structured, safe, fun while challenging environment. Instructor delivers the content in a unique way to help everyone learn while maintaining class’s strong camaraderie within fellow students.