2017 Holiday Closures

Happy holidays, from the VWMAA team!

Happy holidays, everyone! We’ve got a few class cancellations as we head into the December busy season: Palaestra (4:00pm-5:00pm Thursdays): on hiatus until January Longsword (5:30pm-7:00pm, Fridays): on hiatus until January Dec 25th: all classes cancelled We’ll also be holding our usual New Year’s Day sparring/workout/”move until your hangover hurts less” class at 12pm on January 1st. Come play!

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Box. Wrestle. Fence. Bodies. 2018 Calendar

After months of hard work and secrecy, we’re very excited to announce our latest project! The Box Wrestle Fence Bodies calendar puts a martial arts twist on the long tradition of cheeky, nude fundraising calendars. In this year’s inaugural edition, 15 of our coaches and students box, wrestle, fence, balance, knife fight, and pose their way through a dozen high-quality (and tasteful!) images — and it’s all for a great cause!

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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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Introducing Systema Vancouver

Systema Vancouver

We’re very excited to announce that, beginning this week, Systema Vancouver will be running classes out of our training space on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Systema is a Russian martial art that emphasizes fluidity, adaptability, body awareness, and mental resilience.

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