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Napoleonic Sabre - 2024 Spring 2

This course can no longer be booked.

Embodiment of brutal effectiveness. Beautiful, flashy and fast.

Course Description

Embodiment of brutal effectiveness. Beautiful, flashy and fast. When in doubt as to what weapon to carry with you, can't go wrong with sabre. Late 18th and early 19th century was period of tumult in Europe. Napoleonic wars, as is the period being often referred to, brought further progress to the art of sword fighting. Sabre was one of the weapons that gained immense popularity both due to its effectiveness as well its debonair image. Learn the art of this iconic weapon of the Napoleonic era based on the British manuals of Charles Roworth and Henry Angelo. In this course you will learn sabre guards, footwork, cutting techniques, principles of defense and defensive techniques as well as tactical aspects of combat. Please check out our Resources page for more information about the sabre and its history. This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced fencers. Please let us know if you don't have your own equipment, we will get you started. Please bring: - Comfortable sport attire, long sport pants (no jeans) - Comfortable sport indoor shoes with non-marking soles - Water bottle The classes take place at the premises of The Holy Name of Mary College School, 2241 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, L5K2H8. Other terms and conditions: - All the participants in programs at Signum Corvus are required to sign a liability waiver at the first class. - Participants must be of minimum age of 16 years at the beginning of the course. For participants younger than 18 years, the liability waiver must be signed by the participant's legal guardian. - Dates of classes are potentially subject to change if our gym rentals are canceled. In such cases we offer make-up class on the next available date. The early-bird price will be valid until May 17, after that date the price will go up to $125.

Upcoming Sessions

  • Started May 27
  • 125 Canadian dollars
  • Mississauga Road

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. Please note we only offer refunds in cases, where the course is canceled by the School. If the single class is canceled, we will do our best to let you know in advance and a replacement class will be offered at the end of the regular course (the course duration will be extended).

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