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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Student Profile: Jordan Both

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How long have you been practicing martial arts? Which one(s)? When I was younger, I did Taekwondo for a bunch of years, then stopped until I started sword fighting in 2008. What brought you to Valkyrie WMAA? I’ve known Randy since I convinced him to come teach at an event I was running through Academie Duello (the Cascadia North Accolade Tournament). His methods clicked with me, and I started training with him before Valkyrie was…

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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.