Sundays 06.09.2020 – 18.10.2020 12.00-14.00

Cost: 50€ (60€ for stu­dents, unemplo­yed). Free for paying mem­bers. This autumn, we have one fee, which covers all beginner’s courses.

Sign up: info@miekkakoulu.fi

Head Teac­her: Mik­ko Mustajärvi

Sword and Buckler Begin­ners Cour­se will teach the basics of figh­ting with sword and buckler. This inclu­des basic stances, footwork, attac­king and defen­ding your­self with arming sword and buckler. The cour­se will inclu­de pair drills using tech­niques from Roy­al Armo­ry Manusc­ript I.33 (c. year 1300 – 1320) and will pre­pa­re stu­dents for progress into freeplay with sword and buckler.

You will only need indoor trai­ning clot­hes. We train in light colou­red t-shirt, dark sports trousers and indoor trai­ning shoes.

Due to special circums­tances, we also expect the trai­nee to have their own glo­ves: Work-, gar­de­ning, or just basic gloves.

 We will lend you all the other neces­sa­ry equip­ment. Due to Covid-19 restric­tions, we’ll issue desig­na­ted masks at first class.

You can join the first class of the beginner´s cour­se free of chan­ge. After the first class you can deci­de if you want to con­ti­nue and pay the cour­se fee. You can join the beginne´rs cour­se even if you miss the first class. In you want to join the beginner´s cour­se, but you will miss more than the first class, plea­se con­tact us info@www.miekkakoulu.fi.

During the beginner´s cour­se you can par­tici­pa­te in all the other beginner´s cour­ses. You will only have to pay for on beginner´s cour­se at a time. Tho­se on the Medie­val Longsword Beginner’s Cour­se can also join Fio­re basic class on Thurs­days. Beginner´s cource fee inclu­des annual mem­bers­hip fee of Suo­men His­to­rial­li­sen Miek­kai­lun Seu­ra ry.