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· May 14, 2018
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What You'll Get
- C$49 for a four-class bartitsu self-defense course for one (C$99 value)
- C$98 for a four-class bartitsu self-defense course for two (C$198 value)
Based on one of the west’s first forms of mixed martial arts, bartitsu self-defense classes combine boxing, savate, jujitsu and umbrella fighting. Classes are held Wednesday evenings or Saturday afternoons.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All classes must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Academie Duello
It's a fairly common image from the Middle Ages and from fairy tales: an armoured knight on horseback, riding triumphantly into battle wielding a sword. Today, of course, such a sight would have shocked witnesses almost immediately—unless they're at Academie Duello. A centre for European swordplay and Western martial arts, Academie Duello has revived centuries-old scenes similar to the one above. It teaches students ancient battle techniques, but does not re-enact epic duels or the well-documented silly-string wars that ensued when swords broke.
The 5,000-square-foot facility extracts skills and weapon information from authentic combat manuals and primary-source texts. Its instructors turn that knowledge into an in-depth curriculum, which today provides both adult and children's programs. Most of those programs also help students stay fit, as they replace weights and treadmills with longswords, shields, and rapiers. To immerse themselves further into knighthood, students can check out Academie Duello's museum, which preserves an ever-growing collection of weapons of war, armour, and fight books.