Medieval Warrior ExperienceAcademie Duello
The 14th-century knight was a formidable warrior versed in the arts of the sword, spear, lance, shield, axe, and unarmed combat. A true master of battle!
Join for a 60-minute immersion in the history, skills, and training of the medieval knight. From grappling, to two-handed swords, to pole-axes, and back again. You’ll get to try on armour, get a private tour of our historical Arms & Armour museum, and have a lesson in the rich and powerful martial art of northern Italy -- Armizare.
Over the course you’ll get:
- to try on a knight’s armour and explore knightly weapons in our Arms & Armour museum.
- a lesson in the battlefield martial art of Armizare, including: foundational martial movement and posture; use and defence with the dagger, two-handed longsword; poleaxe; fighting strategy; tactics.
- authentic swordplay knowledge from a 14th-century martial arts tradition.
- a chance to bring the art together in a choreographed sword encounter.
This experience ties together history and authentic knightly martial arts into a fun adventure you can experience on your own or with a group of friends or family.
We provide expert guidance, practice weapons (specialized blunt steel swords), protective equipment, and a safe and engaging environment for adults of any physical ability.