Stav Training in Beverley
Saturday 21st April 2018
There will be two seminars on this day, the morning will be devoted to training with the staff. The afternoon session will focus on training with the cudgel. You are welcome to attend either or both events.
Introduction to Training with the Staff – 10am until 1pm
The simplest weapon is the staff. Add a pointed head of some kind and you have a spear. Stav means stave or staff. This means rune staves but also means the walking staff, ski pole or fighting spear or pike.
If you can handle a staff you can use any two handed weapon including the axe, longsword, pole axe, spear or halberd. In this seminar you will cover:
Time: 10am until 1pm. Instructor: Graham Butcher. Cost: £15 (or book both seminars for £25) To reserve your place, please see below.
Introduction to Training with the Cudgel – 2pm until 5pm
The cudgel is a one handed weapon which will reach from your hand to the floor. In its simplest form the cudgel is just a stick, light enough to be handled with one hand and weighty enough to deliver a kinetic strike. Training with the cudgel will teach you how to use a walking stick for self–defence. Cudgel training will also provide the basic skill needed to use a one handed sword or lang sax.
Training with the cudgel is also good exercise and will develop your ability to combine action, intention and movement. In this seminar you will cover:
Time: 2pm until 5pm. Instructor: Graham Butcher. Cost: £15 (or book both seminars for £25) To reserve your place, please see below.
Please note that there are only six places on either of these courses. Reserve your place by either using the Paypal form below or Email with your name and contact details and request bank details for a BACS transfer.
Training is scheduled for the following dates, please email if you would like to reserve a place on any of these events:
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