UBC Medieval Studies Presentation

Last week, we were invited to give a presentation on longsword combat and history to a second-year Medieval Studies class at the University of British Columbia. One of our instructors, Kaja, gave a 30-minute talk on the rise and decline of the longsword as a weapon of war in Western Europe, the German and Italian martial arts manual traditions, and some of the challenges faced by modern interpreters of these texts. This was followed by…

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January Longsword Class

January’s Flavour of the Month was the longsword. Over the course of 4 classes, we worked through a range of drills to improve our cutting form and flow, and develop strategies for evasion and deception. We also covered the applications of the Master Blows of the German longsword tradition. Everyone had a lot of fun, and you can see some of our drills and slow play in the video and images below. You can sign…

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Nutrition & Personal Coaching now available

We’re very excited to announce that we are now offering nutrition and personal coaching service! These services are designed to provide personalized support to students with a broad range of needs, from newcomers looking to build better training and eating habits to serious athletes preparing for competition — and everything in between. Private lessons are also a great way to get caught up after a long absence, or to work through a specific technical problem…

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Video – Fitness Evolved

Just in time for everyone’s New Years’ resolutions, we’ve released a new teaser video showcasing how we train.

Evolve your fitness in 2015! Join us today.