Advanced German Longsword

We focus mainly on the 15th/16th century Liechtenauer tradition of German Longsword. This class is appropriate for anyone who has a grasp of the fundamentals, such as from the Beginner’s course or previous experience from personal practice or another club.


Beginner’s German Longsword

This is a 6 week course for all new students. All necessary gear will be provided. Students should wear sports appropriate clothing, including closed-toe shoes.

Classes will be every Thursday, 9pm – 10pm from May 3rd – June 7th.

At the completion of the class, students will be able to join the Advanced German Longsword classes on Mondays and Thursdays.

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Tuesday Classes

Every Tuesday has two 1-hour time slots for study of one of 3 weapons. German Dussack, Sword & Buckler, and Rapier. Each week these weapons will rotate. For example: March 27th is Rapier and Sword & Buckler. The next week is Rapier and Dussack. The following week is Sword & Buckler and Rapier. And so on.

Find payment options for Tuesday classes on the Schedule page.


German Dussack

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Description: This class will teach students the fundamentals of Dussack, a traditional weapon of the German 16th/17th century that has similar technique to sabre and messer.  Students will perform solo and paired drills based on the plays in the historic manuals. The class will also cover the history of the weapon.

Links to all reading material will be added on the Source Material page.

Gear: Dussacks will be provided. Students can bring their own if they have one. The club can provide masks if students do not have their own.


Sword and Buckler

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Description: This class will explore Sword and Buckler from multiple sources including I.33, Liegniczer, and Bolognese.

Links to all reading material will be added on the Source Material page.

Gear: Students are encouraged to bring their own mask, gloves, arming sword, and buckler. The club will provide these items for students who do not have them.


Rapier

Description:

Links to all reading material will be added on the Source Material page.

Gear: Students are encouraged to bring their own mask and gloves The club will provide these items for students who do not have them. We have only a few Rapiers, so if you have your own, please bring them.