DUEL! Private Adventures


Interested in sigining up for a lesson or in sampling one or more of our themed swordplay Adventures, but would prefer a private session? Bellow is a list of options for private bookings, available for groups or single participants!

Corporate Sessions

Inspire your team with the historic martial arts of rapier, longsword, quarterstaff, archery, and more, in one of the most unique and exciting team-building experiences available.

Our corporate programs are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels and can range from one-hour to all-day workshops, featuring a combination of lessons, tournaments, performances, and tours of our historic museum. You may book an exclusive session based on one of our theme packages or mix and match elements from the list below to design your own custom adventure:

  • Try rapier, longsword, quarterstaff, archery, and more.
  • Receive lessons; cut objects with sharp swords; battle your coworkers in a safe and fun environment.
  • Take a tour of our museum; watch an informational demonstration.

Join us at our beautiful 5000 sqft. facility in Downtown Vancouver, visit our partner equestrian facility in Langley, or invite us to your office for a single session or ongoing lesson or fitness series.

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Adult Parties & Groups

We offer birthday parties, bachelor(ette) parties, or fun adventures for you and a group of companions! Put everyone on an even playing field and try something you and your friends have never done before.

Our adult party programs are suitable for grownups of all ages and fitness levels. You may book an exclusive session based on any of our theme packages, or mix and match elements from the list below to design your own custom adventure:

  • Try rapier, longsword, quarterstaff, archery, and more.
  • Receive lessons, practice cutting objects with sharp swords, or battle your friends in a safe and fun environment.
  • Take a tour of our museum or watch an informational demonstration.

Join us at our beautiful 5000 sqft. facility in Downtown Vancouver, visit our partner equestrian facility in Langley, or suggest your own venue!

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Online Youth Bookings

To book one of our four online themes for your child click the button below and fill our booking form.

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History and Heraldry

6 Years of Age and up

$100/hour for 1-4 participants

1 Hour Session over Zoom

  • 30 Minutes of Sword History Show and Tell! 
    • Medieval Longsword! 
    • Early Renaissance Sidesword and Buckler! 
    • Renaissance Rapier and Dagger! 
  • 30 Minutes of Heraldry 
    • You get a booklet on the basics of heraldry! 
    • Learn the history, science, and art of creating your own coat of arms!
    • Express yourself in a historical way! 

Take your children on an adventure to medieval times to learn all about historical swords and how they were used in battle! You’ll get to see real swords up close, and see them demonstrated by a professional swordsman. Then you’ll learn the basics of the art and science of heraldry to create your own authentic coat of arms just like the Knights of the Round Table! You will receive a booklet to follow along with, and you’ll need at home some paper, pencils, and something to colour with!

Legends and Dragonslaying 101

6 to 11 Years of Age

$100/hour for 1-4 participants

1 Hour Session over Zoom

  • 30 Minutes of Knightly Legends
    • Interactive Stories!
    • Learn about legendary knights and their deeds! 
  • 30 Minute Sword Lesson 
    • Learn how to wield a sword with objects you have at home! 
    • Learn the basics of attack and defense! 
    • For an extra fee, we can send you your very own nylon training sword! 

Hark! Take your children on an odyssey into medieval myths and legends retold! Select from a variety of stories about Kings, Queens, Knights, and Dragons to cheer and inspire. Then, take your first steps on your knightly path with an introductory sword lesson under the auspices of a swordsman! This lesson can be done at home with an open space and any short stick longer than 2 feet long, or for an extra charge, you can purchase your very own nylon training sword to use that we’ll ship to you!

Private Swordplay Lesson 

12 Years Old and Up

$100/hour for 1-4 participants

1 Hour Session over Zoom

  • 1 Hour of Sword Instruction
    • One handed sword, two handed sword, or medieval dagger basics!
    • Use household items such as a broomstick, or umbrella! 
    • For an extra fee, we can send you your very own nylon training sword! 

Need more swordplay in your life? Join one of our professional swordplay instructors to learn the arts of the one, or two handed sword along with activities and exercises to do at home! Whether you are a beginner or have prior experience, you are sure to learn something new! These lessons can be done at home with an open space and any short stick longer than 2 feet long, or for an extra charge, you can purchase your very own nylon training sword to use that we’ll ship to you!

Knight Camp Series

8 Years Old and Up

$100/hour for 1-4 participants

Multiple 1 Hour Sessions over Zoom

  • 15 Minutes of Knightly Virtues
    • Learn about knightly virtues like Nobility, Charity, Valour, and Courage! 
    • Virtue homework at the beginning of each session! 
  • 45 Minutes of Exercise and Swordplay Lessons
    • Learn about medieval weapons, historical techniques, and proper handling practices! 
    • Choose between a one handed sword, two handed sword, or medieval dagger! 
    • Use household items such as a broomstick, or umbrella! 
    • For an extra fee, we can send you your very own nylon training sword!

Immerse your children in a series of lessons inspired by our award winning Knight Camp! Learn about knightly virtues like Nobility, Charity, Valour, and Courage and how they can be practiced in the real world! Then, shift into lessons and activities led by one of our instructors to learn about sword techniques and historical martial forms. These lessons can be done at home with an open space and any short stick longer than 2 feet long, or for an extra charge, you can purchase your very own nylon training sword to use that we’ll ship to you!

Youth Parties & Groups

Give your child an unforgettable birthday or celebration! Transport your whole party back in time as they learn to the art of the rapier, longsword, quarterstaff, and all manner of knightly and renaissance skills. Our studio, which includes an interactive arms-and-armour museum, will provide a safe, exciting, and fun environment for kids and parents alike.

We offer three different packages so there’s something for everyone. Programs are available for kids aged 6 and up and parents are allowed to join in. We ask that the party package have a minimum of 8 children participating and a maximum of 16.

Please note that all birthday party packages are also available at an off-site location of your own arrangement (backyard, park, or school gym, for example). We still provide swords and lessons! Travel time of more than 1 hour (round trip) may result in additional costs.

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Birthday Party Packages

The Page Package features one hour of longsword instruction and one hour of cake and present time in our facility (food not included).

$25 + GST per child

The Squire Package features one hour of longsword instruction, one hour of quarterstaff instruction, 1/2 hour of heraldry, and 1 and 1/2 hours of lunch and cake and present time in our facility (food not included).

$60 + GST per child

The Knight Package features one hour of longsword instruction, one hour of quarterstaff instruction, one and a half hours of heraldry & shield-making, one hour of sword and shield instruction, one hour of tournament and one and a half hours of lunch, cake and present time in our facility (food not included).

$100 + GST per child

Solo & Small Groups

Want a private session exclusively for yourself or an intimate group of friends? We offer solo or small group packages suitable for grownups of all ages and fitness levels. You may book an exclusive session based on any of our theme packages, or mix and match elements from the list below to design your own custom adventure:

  • Try rapier, longsword, quarterstaff, archery, and more.
  • Receive lessons, practice cutting objects with sharp swords, or battle your friends in a safe and fun environment.
  • Take a tour of our museum or watch an informational demonstration.

Join us at our beautiful 5000 sqft. facility in Downtown Vancouver, visit our partner equestrian facility in Langley, or suggest your own venue!

Cost: $100/hr. Special group rates for groups of 5+

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Book Your Session

Let us know a bit about what you’re looking for using the form below. Feel free to leave anything blank. Our experts will help you understand what’s possible and create the best session for you and your group. Everything will be confirmed before the session goes forward. The more information you give us in advance the faster we can confirm your session.

Feel free to call our front desk at 604-568-9907, email us at bookings@academieduello.com, or visit us at our Vancouver storefront to inquire or book your session directly.

Safety Assurance

All training is conducted under the eye of experienced instructors. We use special blunted practice swords and anytime we are doing contact striking we use safety equipment made for comfort and protection. All exercises are done with control and respect in a fun and engaging environment.

As with any physical activity there is some risk of injury. Participants with existing health problems should inform the instructor before training.

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