Academy of Theatrical Combat


Dan Speaker, Swordmaster

Jan Bryant, Swordmaster

Kim Turney, Swordmaster

Class Details

Number of students varies per class. All levels. Class work and fight scenes regularly filmed. Ongoing sessions. Classes are for 18 years and up. Sign-up required.


Stage Combat/Stunts, On-Camera Technique


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.