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Dive into an authentic swordplay adventure

Join us for an exciting 60-120 minutes where you'll take on the role of a renaissance noble training for their first duel, put on armour and immerse yourself in knightly training, experience the thrill of shooting a bow, try axe-throwing, or test your sword cutting skills.

Our Adventures take place at our Downtown Vancouver Studio: 412 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, or at a location of your choice at an additional cost.

Who can come?

We have adventures for youth 6+ and adults 14+, all fitness levels welcome, no experience required!

What Do I Bring?

Comfortable workout clothes, indoor shoes, a water bottle, and a thirst for adventure!

We Keep You Safe

All of our equipment is made specifically for safe practice while keeping an authentic feel. We use protective equipment when its required and our instructors are all experienced experts.

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From the depths of Sherwood Forest to the fields of Agincourt, prepare yourself to take up the mantle of “Archer”!  Take a crash course in the history of this ancient weapon, and the skills required to wield it. MORE
The first and only axe throwing venue in downtown Vancouver. Axe Throwing is taking the world by storm and for good reason: it’s great fun, easy and huck’n exciting! MORE
You'll be given professional instructions and a real sharp sword to cut, chop and stab squash, melons and pumpkins! Find out how it feels to use a real weapon of war from the middle ages! MORE
The 14th century knight was a formidable warrior versed in the arts of the sword, spear, lance, shield, axe, and unarmed. Join us to learn the art of medieval battle. MORE
Challenge your friends to a real life sword tournament. Strap on protective gear and take up your medieval two-handed sword. We’ll teach you the knightly moves and then it’s all you!. MORE
Conflict resolution renaissance style! You’ll learn how to survive a duel to the death with a 17th century rapier, sword of the musketeers and Cyrano. Get a crash course in thrust and parry, then fight a duel like a movie star! MORE

If you want to throw axes and then shoot bows, live out your Robin Hood fantasy with swords and arrows, or take a sword fighting adventure from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance you can! MORE


Corporate & Team Groups

Even the playing field with an epic adventure like no other! Lessons in swordplay, staff, archery, and more; demonstrations; tournaments; at our centre, or your office. MORE

Youth Parties & Groups

An exciting adventure that will ignite the imagination of kids ages 6 and up. Learn swordplay, handle real swords, make shields, and explore knighthood! MORE

Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay

412 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1L1