This Week in Video: London Brawling

We just came across this delightful video which is so fitting, since we have one of our super fun Umbrella Self-Defence workshops this Sunday October 11th, 1pm - 5pm. Come and learn what an awesome self-defence tool your brolly is!

This Week on Duello.TV

It's the beginning of a new month of curriculum at Academie Duello so you can look forward to the start of a whole new series of educational videos on our education channel. This month's topics include:

  1. Longsword Grapple 1-2 - Inside Plays
  2. Rapier Offhand 3-4 - Invitations - GREEN CORD
  3. Rapier and Dagger 3 - Open Position - BLUE CORD
  4. Rapier and Dagger 4 - Closed Position - BLUE CORD
  5. Rapier Disarms 3 - Adaptive Fight, Outside - RED CORD
  6. Rapier Disarms 4 - Adaptive Fight, Inside - RED CORD

New videos every Monday here.


Devon Boorman is the Co-Founder and Director of Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay, which has been active in Vancouver, Canada since 2004. Devon’s expertise centres on the Italian swordplay tradition including the arts of the Renaissance Italian rapier, sidesword, and longsword, as well as knife and unarmed techniques.
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