THF130 Combat for Stage and Screen
Broadsword/Sword and Shield and Smallsword
Paradise Valley Community College
(runs 08/19/2019– 12/13/2019)
This semester class is designed for all levels of combatants from beginning to advanced. The focus will be on the skills for rapier/dagger and smallsword. Students will learn basics for using both weapons as well as the basics for acting a fight. The class will culminate in a skills proficiency test with the SAFD- Society of American Fight Directors. A Fight Master will come in at the end to certify students.
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Workshops can be scheduled for your school, drama class, or cast.
Basic unarmed combat: falls, hair pulls, slaps, punches…
Basic Sword Work: parries, cuts, thrusts…
Basic Knife Work: cuts, counter-cuts, wounds, kills…
Design Your Own: combine several of the above or work on just those specific moves you need for a show…