Book Review: Swords and Hilt Weapons by Connolly, Coe, et al

Swords and Hilt Weapons is a beautifully illustrated, introductory compendium of 4000 years of sword and hilted-weapon development as it has evolved in both time and space. Developments from the Bronze Age through to modern times are briefly explored and concurrent areas of geographic or cultural “uniqueness” are featured. And while this book concentrates on European…

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Start Something New this November

Autumn has descended on Vancouver, and whether you’re looking for something to shake off the rainy doldrums or a different way to stay active indoors, look no father than Academie Duello. We now offer three unique Beginner’s Courses, each an affordable $99 (+tax)! Fight Like Sherlock Holmes Bartitsu is a complex martial art with many…

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Beginner Courses: September Cycle

Don’t miss our next round of Beginner’s Courses, starting the first week of September! Whether you join our Taste of the Renaissance or our Warrior Fundamentals program, prepare to get a unique workout that engages both your mind and body. Take it from student Tris H, who found the classes so valuable that she immediately…

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Beginner’s Courses: June Cycle

Are you… …looking for  a fun, engaging workout? …in the market for an awesome new hobby? …searching for a great social environment to support your goals? …preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse? If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, look no further, Academie Duello’s Beginner’s Courses are for you! Both our Beginner’s Courses, Taste of the…

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