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Workshops // Coming up // Musketeer Academy: Rapier Workshop
5 February

Musketeer Academy: Rapier Workshop

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All for one and one for all! As you are invited to join for 2hrs of thrusting and slashing as you develop the skills to handle rapier/single sword for stage and screen. During this workshop you will get the chance discover parries, footwork, lunges and more! As we dive into the world of screen and stage combat. We will be building on skills covered in our previous Taster for a Tenner workshops but also recapping so no previous experience is necessary. 

Suitable for 16 plus, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No previous experience necessary. 

Advanced bookings only

This is a physical workshop as such a basic level of fitness it required to take part. 

Find out more about Swashbuckling Cornwall here: 

What is stage/screen combat:

Stage/Screen combat is the sort of fighting you see on stage and screen, where we create the illusion of combat and conflict without anyone getting hurt! It’s origins go back to the ancient world, with the modern form starting in the Elizabethan era. Find out more here:

We reserve the right to alter course times, course content and to cancel classes due to any unavoidable and /or unforeseen circumstances.

We reserve the right to refuse or terminate admission or tuition at any time.

By booking a place on this course, you accept the terms and conditions of the Company and release it from blame for any injury during the course.

More of the H&S statement and Ts & Cs can be found here:


Musketeer Academy: Rapier Workshop

Sunday 5th February 4pm - 6pm 

Tutor: Henry Austwick

Cost: £25 including £1 Poly Fund. 





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