Steel City Open 2019

Workshop Spotlight



John Czekala was instrumental in developing the first English translation of Gerard Thibault’s Academy of the Sword. He and his partners have explored Socratic and Aristotelian forms of learning and teaching as well as movement and dance of the Renaissance in order to understand the posture and movement of the Thibault system.


Intro to Thibault Rapier
A review of the Renaissance model of education, the Part Geometry and Socratic Reasoning Play in the system, and practice in the Posture and Basic Movements of this form of the Spanish Circle.