2019 Holiday Hours

Happy holidays, from the VWMAA team!

It’s the end of the year, and everyone’s schedules are getting exciting! Valkyrie will be open for most of December, with the following exceptions: Sunday, December 22: Closed – Tuesday, December 24: Closed – Wednesday, December 25: Closed – Friday, December 27: no Kunst Des Funkelns – Sunday, December 29: Closed – Tuesday, December 31: Closed – Wednesday, January 1: no classes; join us instead for our traditional New Year’s day sparring and hangover time…

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Thanks for an excellent BGSD 2!

Big Gay Sword Day 2: Sword Harder was held at Valkyrie this November 16th, with eight amazing workshops from Sam Swords, Jon Mills, Claire Wemyss, and Kaja Sadowski. We had 16 attendees from as far away as London, England, and were able to run a killer event at accessible rates thanks to our sponsors Costin Law, Ash Banks, Dillon Beyer, Owen Elliot, Sigmund Werndorf, and The Proving Ground. Thank you all! This year, we’re not…

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Fall Schedule Updates

It’s time for our annual instructor switch-up, where we shuffle our teaching pairs to give coaches a chance to teach with new partners, and students a chance to work with someone new without having to change their schedules. You might also notice some schedule changes for our ongoing martial arts classes, and even a new addition. Here’s what’s new…

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The Valkyries are going to Swordsquatch!

Valkyrie WMAA is going to be closed from Thursday, September 5th until Saturday, September 8th, and it’s because a whole bunch of our staff and students are heading south of the border to participate in Swordsquatch 2019. This weekend-long event is one of the keystones of the Pacific Northwest’s HEMA community, and members of Valkyrie WMAA have participated since its inception in 2016.

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