Sundays 31st March – 25th May 12.00-14.00

Cost: 100€ (60€ for students, unemployed). Free for paying members.


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. We will lend you all the other necessary equipment.


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@swordschool.


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.