"We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training."
~Archilochus, Greek Soldier, 650 BC
SINGLE SWORD SKILLS PROFICIENCY COURSE
Instructor: Samantha Egle, SAFD Certified Teacher
The system of steel slinging preferred by the swashbucklers. The style which supersedes other supercilious swords in panache and making a splash on stage and screen. The storytelling tool symmetrically suited to seriousness of drama and saturnalia of comedy.
Join us in this 10 week course as we engage with this versatile weapon, learning the foundations of safety in sword play, developing the skills of the confident swords-person, and discovering the storytelling potential of dramatic combat.
This course will culminate in an optional Skills Proficiency Test for recognition with the Society of American Fight Directors.
This class is open to individuals 17 years old and up.
**Proof of full vaccination is required.**
I strive to make all my classes accessible to individuals regardless of fitness level or specific physical limitations. However, there are necessary physical requirements within the curriculum including the ability to see and hear well, readily and quickly move around the space (either on your feet or in an assisted device) and a functional range of motion and strength for extensive use of at least one arm. Accommodations can be made to work within most boundaries. If you are deaf/hard of hearing, we won't be able to provide an interpreter but you're welcome to invite your own. If you have you have questions regarding physical accessibility and your participation in the class, contact us!
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mondays Oct 4 - Dec 6*
No Class Oct 18 or Nov 1
Sundays Oct 17 & Dec 5
Savoy @ Curtis Park
2700 Arapahoe St
Denver, CO 80205
*This includes the $50 SAFD test fee.
Available Global Majority/BIPOC Discount: $50 Off
If you identify as a Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Person of Color in the Global Majority, you are welcome to register for the workshop with an optional discount. Click the box at registration checkout.
(Discounts cannot be combined)
Available Current Student Discount: $50 Off
If you are currently a student in high school, college, or graduate school, you are welcome to register for the workshop with an optional discount. A valid/current student ID will be required as proof of enrollment. Click the box at registration checkout. (Discounts cannot be combined)
A $50 deposit is required to hold your place in the course. Within 72 hours of your registration you will be sent an invoice via paypal which can be paid via paypal or major credit card. You can pay in full upon receipt of the invoice or just pay the deposit and the remainder at your convenience (in total or installments). The deposit must be paid within 72 hours of receipt of the invoice to hold you place in the class.
The full tuition is due paid in full by Nov 20, 2021. If you can't accommodate this, please Contact Us.
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