Join us in welcoming Roland Warzecha, famed instructor of the Dimicator historical fencing school. He will be teaching two weekend-long classes on the use of the sword, specifically when paired with a buckler, and also with a center-grip round shield.
Sword and Buckler
September 28th and 29th
Prepare yourself for two days of intensive training focused on the sword and buckler play found in the Walpurgis Manuscript, also known as Royal Armouries Ms. I.33. Roland is a world renowned instructor in multiple forms of sword and shield combat, and specializes in the practice of sword and buckler you will learn in this event.
Sword and Shield
October 5th and 6th
A weekend long look at the practice of center-grip shield and it's use with the sword. This combination was especially prevalent during the Viking age. Roland was instrumental in the development of the fighting style practiced at Ásfólk. Do not miss this unique opportunity to delve in to the fighting styles of the Vikings!
Roland Warzecha is Arthur Von Eschen's teacher and accomplished martial artist. HEMA member since 2003, He has been a devoted practitioner of martial arts and living history for more than 20 years. To reconstruct medieval combat with sword & shield, Warzecha a.k.a. Dimicator closely co-operates with museums and collections worldwide. He has lectured and taught classes in more than a dozen countries. He's travelling to the US and teaching two classes at Asfolk Viking Martial Arts, Sword and Buckler, & Viking Sword and Shield. Sign up today for this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Upcoming Karl Programs
PRE-Karl Program #16 (Adults & Teens)
Saturdays, June 15 - Aug 10
Primary entry point into our Viking Martial Arts school. 9 week intense program on fundamentals prepares you for the Karl exam (taken on last day). Classes will take place on Saturdays in the afternoon, with the final exam falling on Saturday, Aug 10th. [register for program]
PRE-Karl Program #17 (Adults & Teens)
Thursdays, June 20th to August 8th
Primary entry point into our Viking Martial Arts school. 9 week intense program on fundamentals prepares you for the Karl exam (taken on last day). Classes will take place on Thursdays in the evenings, with the final exam taking place with the class of Program #17 on Saturday, August 10th. [register for program]
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Viking Craft Classes
We will be offering regular classes on Viking Age blacksmithing, weapon smithing, silver smithing (jewelry work), woodworking, leather working, weaving and more.