This Week in Video: Scaled Speed Sparring

This awesome video showcases Maestro Devon and Matheus, one of our senior students, sparring with longswords at varying speeds. There has been a huge focus on scaled speed sparring in the school since Maestro Devon returned from WMAW a few weeks ago.

Devon (Instructor) vs Matheus (3rd Rank) Longsword

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. Rapier Mechanics & Measures – Green Cord
  2. The True Fight with Rapier – Blue Cord
  3. Primo Tempo Strikes & Counters – 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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