Introduction to Italian Rapier: Part 2 (Off-hand Weapons) | Shawn Fackler


Shawn Fackler || Loyal Order of the Sword || Portland, OR

The main objective of the second workshop is to educate and familiarize participants with the off-hand weapons associated with rapier combat. We’ll cover some of the historic sources and have hands-on practice fencing with rapiers coupled with daggers, bucklers, cloaks, and even your off-hand.

Some familiarity with rapier combat suggested, but not required.

Gear Requirements: Mask, gorget, gloves
Suggested Gear: fencing jacket or gambeson, rapier and any off-hand weapons (limited loaners available)