Classes are Going Remote!

A rapier lesson via Skype

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to affect our city, and the provincial health authority has stepped up its public health measures. As swimming pools, fitness centres, and other group facilities temporarily close across Vancouver, it’s time for us to follow suit. All in-person classes are cancelled from March 17th until March 29th (for the next two weeks). In their place, we will be running remote lessons via the Zoom video conferencing app. You’ll be able…

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New, Lower Prices for the New Year!

Happy New Year! All of our class rates have been lowered by $5/credit, for 12-20% savings no matter what package you purchase! Not sure which credit package is right for you? Check out this handy infographic to get the best value for the frequency of attendance and length of commitment you want.

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Join the Anniversary Celebration!

On Saturday, October 15th, we’d love for you to join us to celebrate our first year in our new home with a tournament and party! Valkyrie Rapier Open Tournament II (10am – 4pm) The second event in our rapier tournament series is here! Fighters in three categories (sorted by competition experience) will fight in 15 rounds of one-on-one sparring. Winners will be chosen for each category, and the fighter with the most wins overall will…

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What accessibility looks like at Valkyrie

One of our goals in building Valkyrie WMAA has always been to make the material we teach accessible to as many students as possible. From our curriculum design to the layout of our training space and our internal policies, we’ve built this principle into every aspect of our school. Before we even opened our permanent location, we published our Training Space Policy, which includes the following statement: Anyone who engages in discriminatory or harassing behaviour…

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