SUMMER SCHOOL:

FIGHTING FOR FILM
Screen Combat Masterclasses

Monday 6th - Friday 17th August 2018

This is a unique opportunity to study and explore a Variety of Weapons and Disciplines in the Art of Fighting for Film. Screen Combat is rapidly becoming a Staple Skill for Today’s Industry Performers, with Series such as Vikings, Game of Thrones, Beowulf and Britannia, and Films such as Thor, Captain America, Dunkirk and 300 requiring Greater Involvement from Actors within Fight and Action Scenes.

Over the Course of 2 Weeks, Monday - Friday, you will have the chance to train in the Following
Weapon Disciplines:
Unarmed Combat
17th Century Smallsword
Knife Fighting
Swashbuckling
Broadsword Unarmed Combat (Martial Arts)
Sword and Shield
Rapier and Dagger
Axe
Quarterstaff
Firearms Handling

Classes will take place Monday - Friday from 10.30 - 18.00 with a Variety of Industry Professional Instructors, Fight Directors and Fight Captains.

Choose Your Own Personal Workshop Structure

Whilst the Course is designed to give you a Thorough Understanding of Each Discipline, You can personalize the Days that you attend according to which Weapons you are Interested in. Please e-mail or call for further details or if you have any questions.

What you will need

The Classes are Physically Demanding, so a Certain level of Physical Fitness/Ability is Desired. We can Adapt Classes and Techniques if You have Specific Physical Requirements, Please contact us before booking so that we can make any necessary preparations.

Movement Clothes are required for all classes, so Tracksuit Trousers, Combats or Leggings; T-Shirt/Sweatshirt type tops; Trainers or Light Boots - essentially, anything suitable for Dance or Gym Wear, possibly with a slight Military Aspect.

There is a Cafeteria on Site, but it is also advisable to bring Food and Drink (Water especially) as we are not in control of the Cafeteria’s Opening Hours. There is a Supermarket within 5 minutes walk of the venue.

Be Prepared to Work Hard. Whilst we would Advise having had Prior Experience in Fighting for Film or Theatre, this is not a Requirement of the Course. Everyone from Beginner to Expert should be able to Complete the Course, picking up Vital Skills and having some Fun along the way!

Class Structure

Each Day will consist of 4 Classes, lasting 1 1/2 hours per class. The Proposed Timetable looks as Follows:

Week 1

Time Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri
1030 - 1200 Unarmed Knife Broadsword Rapier + Dagger Quarterstaff
1210 - 1340 Rapier Martial Arts Knife Broadsword Rapier + Dagger
1340 - 1430 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1430 - 1600 Unarmed Knife Broadsword Rapier + Dagger Quarterstaff
1610 - 1740 Rapier Martial Arts Knife Broadsword Rapier + Dagger

Week 2

Time Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri
1030 - 1200 Smallsword Axe Sword + Shield Firearms Firearms
1210 - 1340 Swashbuckling Swashbuckling Axe Sword + Shield Firearms
1340 - 1430 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1430 - 1600 Smallsword Axe Sword + Shield Firearms Firearms
1610 - 1740 Swashbuckling Swashbuckling Axe Sword + Shield Firearms

£125 per 1 day work shop with a minimum booking of 2 days.
20% discount for full 2 week booking £995.00

Summer School: Screen Combat Masterclasses Dates 2018:
Monday 6th - Friday 17th August 2018

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For more information please ring us on 020 8709 8719 or email us via our contact page