Black Boar – Cheshire
Black Boar Swordsmanship School is happy to announce the creation of its third chapter in Cheshire. Based in Eaton, near Congleton, this third Chapter will be run by Jenny Garside and Dave Banks, practicing the Black Boar Curriculum.
The Black Boar – Cheshire chapter will train on a regular basis on alternate Thursdays from 8pm to 9:30pm, at Eaton Village Hall, in Eaton Near Congleton, starting from Thursday 19th April.
The chapters purpose is to advance the study and practice the Martial Art of Historical European Swordsmanship, specifically that of the late 17th century up to the early 20th century. The martial arts of Europe and Britain in this period where sophisticated systems of combat and very effective. The chapter will study these as martial arts following as closely as possible the techniques and training methods of the period.
Initially the school will study the art of early French Courtsword, specifically the system of Liancour.
There will also be bi-monthly workshops on Saturdays, at the same venue given by Instructors from Black Boar Swordsmanship School, the first by Ian Macintyre, on March 31st 2012. These workshops will provide the drill and techniques required for the regular study sessions.
Some equipment will be available to borrow for new students.
Black Boar Swordsmanship School was formed in 2009 in Fife, Scotland and has chapters in Fife, Edinburgh and now Cheshire. The School exists to study that Martial Art of Western Swordsmanship of the greater 18th and 19th centuries. With specific study of Military Sabre, Smallsword and the related arts of Stick and Antagonistics.
The School is run by the School Instructor, Ian Macintyre with the assistance of the School Provost Phil Crawley, who have over 30 years of Historical Swordsmanship behind them. The school is a member of the British Federation for Historical Swordplay and both Mr Macintyre and Mr Crawley have been qualified as Instructors by that organisation.
For further information on Black Boar Cheshire see www.blackboarswordsmanship.co.uk
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