LEARN STAGE
COMBAT
ONLINE

UNARMED | BROADSWORD | QUARTERSTAFF | RAPIER & DAGGER
Make your CV shine, learn a new skill, become a combat performer - all from the comfort of your home. We have four different weapon courses to cover all the combat you need. Scroll down to find out more.

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One Course: £50 | Two Courses: £100 £90 | Three Courses: £150 £135 | Four Courses: £200 £180

LEARN UNARMED COMBAT

WITH ADAM RALPH

Unarmed combat is one of the most versatile disciplines, and is a mainstay of combat performance. This course from Adam Ralph covers everything from safety to slaps, punches to performance, and much, much more.

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COURSE CONTENT

This course covers a huge variety
of techniques to make amazing
unarmed combat.

As well as all these skills, it includes two
pieces of choreography
for you to learn
and practice as you develop your skills.

Safety
Cueing
Speed
String Theory
Slaps
Cross slap
Profile slap
360 degree slap
Knee strikes
Contact knees
Knee to face

Punches
Cross punch
Jab punch
Parrot punch
Contact punches
Punches that miss
Casting punches
Backfist
Uppercut
Blocks

Elbow Strikes
Contact elbows
Elbows to face
Kicks
Contact kicks
Groin kick
Non-contact kicks
Kicks to face
Special moves
Throat jab
Eye gouge

Strangles
Front strangle
One-handed strangle
Rear choke
Performing combat
Performing violence
Combining character & combat

Falling & Grappling
Backwards fall
Sideways fall
Impacting in general
Grappling technique
Over shoulder push
Chest impact push
Hair pulling
Ear pulling

LEARN BROADSWORD

WITH HEATHER SMITH

Learn the weapon of mediaeval combat that’s a staple of shows like Game of Thrones, Vikings and many more with this incredible course from Heather Smith. Learn the techniques on how to fight with this hefty weapon, from attacks and parries to advanced moves designed to make your fight work exceptional.

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COURSE CONTENT

This course covers everything from
targeting fundamentals to incredibly
advanced swordplay.

As well as all these skills, it includes two
pieces of choreography
for you to learn
and practice as you develop your skills.

Safety
Mantaining distance
Eye contact
Getting up to pace
The Cueing System
Casting of Energy

Defending
Holding the weapon
En Garde
Moving in the fight
Effective parries (blocks)

Attacking
Targeting
Cuts
Thrusts
Slashes
Advanced Footwork
Lunges
Slips & Crosses
Thwarts

Advanced Bladework
Beat parries
Reinforced Parries
Hanging Parries
Shadow Parries
Binds
Croisés
Feints
Pommel Strikes

Performing Broadsword
Performing the weapon
Making violence feel real
Combining character and combat

LEARN QUARTERSTAFF

WITH MICHAEL J WARNE

You can learn all the tricks of this unique, two-handed, two-ended weapon with this fantastic course from Michael J Warne. Learn how to wield a staff and make some incredible attacks, including hits to face and contact strikes.

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COURSE CONTENT

With this course you can learn
a unique, two-handed weapon, with
everything from parries to
performance.

As well as all these skills, it includes two
pieces of choreography
for you to learn
and practice as you develop your skills.

Safety
Mantaining distance
Eye contact
Getting up to pace
The Cueing System
Casting of Energy

Defending
Holding the weapon
En Garde
Moving in the fight
Effective parries (blocks)

Attacking
Targeting
Cuts
Thrusts
Slashes
Advanced Footwork
Lunges
Slips & Crosses
Thwarts

Advanced Staffwork
Beat parries
Floor parries
Shadow Parries
Binds
Croisés
Feints
Slashes that 'hit'
Contact strikes

Performing Quarterstaff
Performing the weapon
Making violence feel real
Combining character and combat

LEARN RAPIER & DAGGER

WITH JOSH CAVENDISH

Learn the ultimate duelling weapon with this awesome course from Josh Cavendish. Learn how to wield two weapons at once as you develop the skills of the weapon of Shakespeare’s plays, and learn intricate, advanced techniques to make incredible, fluid fights.

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COURSE CONTENT

With this course you can learn
a unique, two-handed weapon, with
everything from parries to
performance.

As well as all these skills, it includes two
pieces of choreography
for you to learn
and practice as you develop your skills.

Safety
Mantaining distance
Eye contact
Getting up to pace
The Cueing System
Casting of Energy

Defending
Holding the weapon
En Garde
Moving in the fight
Effective parries (blocks)

Attacking
Targeting
Cuts
Thrusts
Slashes
Advanced Footwork
Lunges
Slips & Crosses
Thwarts

Advanced Bladework
Beat parries
Reinforced parries
Cross parries
Hanging Parries
Shadow Parries
Binds
Croisés
Coupés
Glissades
Punto reverso/mandritti
Feints

Performing Rapier & Dagger
Performing the weapon
Making violence feel real
Combining character and combat