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Learn the arts of the longsword, sword and shield, and poleaxe with expert instructors and a supportive community. One of the coolest ways to get moving.Learn more…

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Build your agility, confidence, and strength with the intricate arts of the rapier, sidesword, and longsword. An exciting way to engage your mind and body.Learn more…

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Other Opportunities to Learn

Youth
Swordplay

Weekday Evenings and
Saturday Mornings

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Inspire your child and excite the mind and body. Ideal for those kids who have always dreamed of being a musketeer, pirate or knight.Learn more…

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Combat

Next Beginner's Course
January 10

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An engaging and supportive environment to develop skills. Learn fight direction and build a repertoire of safe fighting techniques.Learn more…

Bartitsu
Self-Defence

Next Beginner's Course
Jan 11 & 14

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Develop real world self-defense skills. Improve your grace, poise and mental quickness through the study of an effective mixed martial art.Learn more…

Mounted
Combat

Next Beginner's Workshop
TBA

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Riding and swordplay together again at last. Join us at our stables in Richmond, BC to learn the powerful mounted art of the knight.Learn more…


Archery

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TBA

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Learn the precise, meditative, and graceful art of the archer. Build mental confidence, poise, and upper body strength on our indoor range.Learn more…

What to Expect

Our youngest member is 8 years old and our oldest is in their late 60's. Our classes range in length from 1-2 hours and scale to your fitness level.Learn more…

Pricing & Tuition

Beginner's workshops start at $99 for an exciting 2- to 4-hour introduction to the art of your choice or join us for an 8-class beginner's course for just $135.Learn more…

Weekly Schedule

We offer a flexible schedule. If you are an early morning riser, part of the lunch call, after-work crew or a weekend warrior, we have programs for you.Learn more…

Learn From Home

Free Video Courses

Take the free Getting Started courses and learn combat postures, movement, cuts and thrusts. Easy to follow lessons. Quizzes and practice notes included. Do it on your own or with a friend. No experience needed. Start today!

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Distance Learning

Build your skills at home and become a Master of Swordplay. Online courses, huge video library, training blog and community interaction—you pick the location and the schedule!

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Group Sessions

Book NowThere's no better way to improve fitness and mental health while building each team member's individual strengths. Build your team and connect with history.Learn more…

Book NowThis is a great opportunity for your students to both study and interact with history. We get the students moving, thinking and interacting in a safe and engaging way.Learn more…

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