Group Sword-Fighting Workshop for One or Two at The Guild Academy (Up to 51% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Swordsman trains students in wide variety of European sword-fighting styles, building targeted muscle strength and improving coordination

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 60 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. 2-week cancellation notice or fee up to voucher price may apply. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sword fighting is a timeless art often overlooked in the modern world, much like calligraphy or boiling moss until it’s palatable. Embrace an ancient pastime with this voucher.

Choose from Two Options

  • $39 for one 2-hour group intro sword-fighting workshop (an $80 value)
  • $79 for one 2-hour group intro sword-fighting workshop for two people (a $160 value)

Participants are encouraged to wear athletic wear to allow for a wide range of motion.

The Guild Academy

The Guild Academy keeps alive the ancient practice of HEMA—or Historical European Martial Arts— that helps students develop self-confidence and physical strength as well as dazzling swordsmanship skills. Head instructor Aindreas draws from centuries-old sources and manuals that span a wealth of different combat styles, such as the Fiore's Flos Duellatorum and Talhoffer's Fechtbuch. Equipped with a practice gear under the watchful eye of a seasoned trainer, students build dexterity and muscle tone as they master timeless weapons such as the shortsword and buckler, the dirk, and the spada longa.

Customer Reviews

Learning to swordfight is wicked fun and the preceptors at the guild are all friendly and approachable. They do their best to be very inclusive and are open to feedback - either about the techniques themselves or their instruction methodology.
Matthew D. · June 7, 2017
Such a fun class! Great instructors and it was really exciting to learn a new skill. I have already signed up for their 8 week beginner course.
Megan W. · March 26, 2016
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Thanks for the glowing review! We are looking forward to your continued training with the Guild Academy.
Merchant replied · March 30, 2016
It was a great experience being a first timer. Andrews, the coach was very good. He taught basic skills or how to hold the sword, upper cuts, lower cuts etc. But I think it was a little bit expensive. Probably 20 USD for one person would have been good. Anyways, a good experience. Would recommend others to try !
Muzaffar A. · November 20, 2013

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