DUEL! Adventure Themes


Axe Thrower

Join Academie Duello and Axewood at the first and only axe throwing venue in downtown Vancouver! Come with a friend or book a group of up to a 12 people—we will make it happen! You will be given professional instruction and training and you’ll be throwing axes into the bullseye in no time! Axe Throwing is taking the world by storm and for good reason: it’s great fun, easy and huck’n exciting!

Our partner, The Axewood Crew, is one of the first providers of urban Axe Throwing in BC, which means that you’ll be in safe and knowledgable hands. We can organize a competitive tournament or simply throw axes for the huck of it.

For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

If you wish to inquire about an axe throwing session, party, corporate event, birthday party, stag, stagette, or anything in between, please fill in the form linked below and we’ll get back to you shortly with a quote and availability.

Cost per hour: $40 per person for groups 2-6 people & $35 per person for groups 7-12 people
The cost per hour for 1 person booking is $80

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

The Archer

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.

archeryThis session is ideal for people who would like to experience a glimpse of the archer’s elegant martial art. We provide students with bows, arrows, and expert coaching. This adventure takes place in a safe and welcoming environment and is suitable for beginners at any fitness level.

For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

 

1-2 people – $100+tax/hour
3 – 10 people – $40+tax/person/hour

What You’ll Learn:

  • The (brief) history and origins of archery from all over the world.
  • The principles that enable safe and healthy shooting.
  • The basics of stance and drawing order.
  • The parts of bows and arrows.

What to Bring:

  • A set of comfortable clothes suitable for doing exercise (including indoor running shoes).
  • A water bottle.

Book your Archer Adventure

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

Sword Cutter

Need to get some stress out? Have you sworn revenge against butternut squashes? Come visit our downtown studio and get the chance to cut, chop and stab squash, melons and pumpkins with real medieval weapons!  You’ll be immersed in the history of swords, pole-axes, spears and knights and receive instruction from our professional staff who will show you authentic techniques used with each weapon in a safe, fun and exciting environment.

This booking must be scheduled in advance to allow us time to arrange for cutting targets, and the price of the targets is included in the session cost. Participants must be at least 19 years of age. No experience necessary! All equipment is provided.

For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

Cost: $100+tax/person/hour for up to 8 people maximum
Duration: 1 hour minimum

Please book at least 72 hours in advance

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

 

Tournament Adventure

Come one, come all! Join us at our downtown studio for a truly knightly experience in the medieval martial arts of the longsword! With our professional instructors you will learn the basics of attacking and defending with the longsword for the first hour, and for the second you’ll be armed with protective equipment and a training sword to become a knight in your very own tournament with your friends! Your instructor will judge and guide your bouts until only one remains victorious!

No experience necessary! All equipment is provided. Participants must be at least 19 years of age. 

For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

Cost: $100+tax/person – 2 person minimum
Duration: 2 hours

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

 

The Duellist

 

What would you do if you were challenged to defend your life and honour in a sword fight–that you couldn’t refuse? You’d have to get a crash course from your local fencing master, of course!

the duellist adventureJoin the expert sword instructors of Academie Duello for an adventure in the art of the Duel. You’ll follow in the footsteps of the many 17th century nobles that found themselves in this same predicament by learning the art of swordplay in a fun and fast-paced learning experience.

Over the course of 90 minutes you’ll get:

  • To handle and explore dueling swords in our Arms and Armour museum.
  • A lesson on the 6 tools you’ll need to survive a sword fight with the duelling rapier, including: movement and posture; attack and defence; strategy and trickery
  • Authentic swordplay knowledge from a 17th century martial arts tradition.
  • A chance to face a friend or one of our sword masters in a duel of honour! (with blunt swords and protective gear of course!)

This experience ties together history and authentic swordplay into a fun adventure you can experience on your own or with a group of friends or family.

We’ve implemented COVID-19 Safety procedures so that you can feel safe while having fun. For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

1-2 people – $100+tax/hour
3 – 10 people – $40+tax/person/hour

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

To purchase a gift certificate for this Adventure click here.

 

The Warrior

 

The 14th century knight was a formidable warrior versed in the arts of the sword, spear, lance, shield, axe, and unarmed. A master of battle.

Join us for a 90-minute immersion in the history, skills, and training of the medieval knight. From grappling, to two-handed swords, to pole-axes, and back again. You’ll get to try on armour, get a private tour of our historical arms and armour museum, and have a lesson in the rich and powerful martial art of Northern Italy: Armizare.

Over the course of 90 minutes you’ll get:

  • To try on a knight’s armour and explore knightly weapons in our Arms and Armour museum.
  • A lesson on the battlefield martial art of Armizare, including: The foundation of martial movement and posture; use and defence with the dagger, two-handed longsword, and the poleaxe; fighting strategy and tactics.
  • Authentic swordplay knowledge from a 14th century martial arts tradition.
  • A chance to bring the art together in a choreographed sword encounter.

This experience ties together history and authentic knightly martial arts into a fun adventure you can experience on your own or with a group of friends or family.

We provide expert guidance, practice weapons (specialized blunt steel swords), protective equipment, and a safe and engaging environment for adults of any physical ability.

We’ve implemented COVID-19 Safety procedures so that you can feel safe while having fun. For our detailed COVID-19 Safety Protocol click here.

1-2 people – $100+tax/hour
3 – 10 people – $40+tax/person/hour

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.

To Book Fill The   Online Form   or  Call Us

To purchase a gift certificate for this Adventure click here.

 

Call Us!

To book an Adventure please call us at 604-568-9907  12pm – 5pm, Monday – Friday.