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Northwest Fencing Academy is a school dedicated to the practice of Traditional Italian Fencing, Historical Swordplay, and Medieval Martial Arts.  Founded in 1997, the Academy provides professional instruction and training programs in the medieval arts of Longsword, Spear, Poleaxe, and Dagger (collectively known as Armizare), the Elegant Spada Solo (single sword) of the Renaissance, and the deadly 19th century Dueling Sabre.  We combine the traditional European apprenticeship model, modern physical education practices, and careful research and scholarship of historical martial arts in a comprehensive, balanced curriculum.  We are a modern school of traditional European swordplay and martial arts.

 

Member of Fighters Against Racism
Member of Fighters Against Racism

Our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, men and women and our community in general, through the study of Historical European Martial Arts. We specifically prohibit discriminatory or harassing behavior including that based on race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic or religious background, or ability, and we will respond quickly and seriously to all forms of harassment

 

Member of the International Armizare Society
Member of the International Armizare Society

The International Armizare Society is an historical and chivalric European martial arts association dedicated to the study, preservation, teaching and transmission of the the Art of Arms (l’arte dell’armizare) of the dei Liberi Tradition.