The British Federation for Historical Swordplay

This is our timetable for the Autumn Exchange 2021.

Any changes that occur during the day will be made to this page and to print outs in the training areas.

Details on the classes and equipment requirements can be found here.

Saturday

 
Area 1
Area 2
9:00 - 9:30
Registration & Opening Remarks
9:30 - 10:00
Warm-Up - Ball and Buckler
10:00 - 11:15

Put more power into your punch!

Jed “Joker” Pascoe

What the hell is transitional rapier doing in England?

Mark Thomson

11:15 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 13:00

Intro. To ECB

Chris Cassell

Principles of English Military Swordsmanship

Martin Doherty

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch (and Games)
14:00 - 15:15

Closes and Grips with the Backsword

Ross Brown

Fighting techniques of the Buccaneers

Nate Zettle

15:15 - 15:30
Break
15:10 - 17:00

Enter the Deaf Judge

Valerie Widdowson

Sparring 201

Evening Social

Sunday

 
Area 1
Area 2
9:30 - 10:00
Warm-Up - Deck of many exercises
10:00 - 11:15

Varied treatment of cumbersome weapons

Andy Keen

English Longsword: A Tactical Exploitation of Styles

Lee Conley

11:15 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 13:00

No weapon? … No problem!

Sue Kirk

Parries, Ripostes and Parades

Jed “Joker” Pascoe

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:15

Parries and closes with the left hand

Milo Thurston

Quarterstaff

Chris Cassell

15:15 - 15:30
Break
15:30 - 17:00

Control

Martin Dougherty

Tournament

Competitors must have attended sparring 201

Clean-Up & Closing Remarks

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