LOCATION: San luis Obispo Campus Room 1105

INSTRUCTOR: Albert Toberer

QUESTIONS: Contact instructor at blackfriars.sof@gmail.com or (805) 459-0345

DATES: 4 Sat: Feb 3 - May 5, 2018

TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm

FEE:  $270 for the series

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DATES: 1 Sat: Feb 3, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
FEE: $60                   
# HEMAS1.118

Historic European Martial Arts: An Overview:  This workshop will provide attendees with hands-on demonstrations of sword, dagger, and unarmed fighting methods from the medieval period of Europe.  Additionally, the history of European Martial arts and how HEMA has worked on bringing history back into the modern age will be presented. Bring a sack lunch or snack.

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DATES: 1 Sat: Mar 3, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
FEE: $60                                       
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Longsword:  Learn why the medieval longsword was the most perfect weapon system.  Starting with basic body mechanics, attendees will learn not only how to cut and defend, but also how to grapple with a sword. Bring a sack lunch or snack.

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DATES: 1 Sat: Apr 7, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
FEE: $60                                       
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Smallsword:  A class of weapon that includes all popular single-handed swords from the 17th-19th centuries including the cutlass, saber, and Scottish basket hilt.   This workshop will demonstrate the use and practice of the one-handed sword based on historic fighting treatises. Bring a sack lunch or snack.

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DATES: 1 Sat: May 5, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
FEE: $60                                       
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Tomahawk and knife:  A combination of weapons that proved effective during the French and Indian wars.  This workshop will cover the history and use of these versatile pair of tools that shaped the pre-American colonies.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring a belt for holding the tomahawk and knife. Bring a sack lunch or snack.