Academy of Theatrical Combat


Dan Speaker, Swordmaster

Jan Bryant, Swordmaster

Kim Turney, Swordmaster


Stage Combat/Stunts, On-Camera Technique

Class Details

Number of students varies per class. All levels. Auditing permitted on a limited basis. Class work and fight scenes regularly filmed. Ongoing sessions. Intro/orientation fight classes offered the first Tuesday of each month. Sign-up required.


The Academy offers multiple levels of fight scene training that cover safety and the primary techniques of hand-to-hand combat, broadsword, quarterstaff, and cutlass, plus slaps, punches, kicks, falls, and throws. Advanced training includes double cutlass, rapier, dagger, theatrical saber, French classical small sword, and a variety of exotic weaponry and styles.

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