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Fiore at June University

Due to several requests, Llwyd will be teaching a class called “Introduction to Italian Longsword” at Atlantia’s University on June 11. The event and the class are free. Here are PDF slides showing plate and translation for the plays taught. … Continue reading

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Italian Longsword Plays at Atlantian University

Llwyd will be teaching a class on fun plays from Fiore’s Longsword that can (mostly) be used in SCA combat. It will take place online at Atlantia’s February University on Saturday, February 5, 2022. Pre-registration by midnight, Feb 2, is … Continue reading

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Fiore at Holiday Faire

Llwyd will teaching a short class on Italian Longsword for SCA Combat at the November 20, 2021 Holiday Faire event. The class is free to paid event attendees and will take place at 2:30pm. The class description is: Basics of … Continue reading

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Largo Two-Handed Sword class

Llwyd will be presenting a class at Atlantian University on June 12, 2021 on The Largo (long range) sword with two hands sections of Fiore’s manual (Getty pg 25r-27v). Here are various versions of the presentation PDF with no video … Continue reading

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Fiore Virtual Book Club

Since we’re mostly stuck at home and cannot practice or study in-person, we’ve decided to start an online book club to read and discuss Fiore. We started with the longsword sections (sword in one hand, sword in two hands, sword … Continue reading

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Fiore’s Halfswording Class

Llwyd will be teaching a class titled “Fiore’s Sword in Armor – Halfswording for fun and profit” on February 13, 2021 at 11am during Atlantia’s Winter University online event. As with the sword-in-one-hand class at last University, the plates and … Continue reading

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Sword in One Hand Class

Llwyd will be teaching a class on Fiore’s Sword in One Hand section. The class will be online at Atlantia’s Kingdom University at 10am on Saturday September 12, 2020. The class will show each plate from that section of the … Continue reading

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Virtual Pennsic University

With the SCA’s largest annual gathering, Pennsic, canceled for 2020 due to Covid-19, various virtual partial replacements are being set up. Pennsic University is being virtualized as a temporary YouTube channel that people can submit videos to. We have submitted … Continue reading

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New Videos on Fiore Fundamentals Posted!

It has been a while, but we just posted 4 new videos to our YouTube channel. Due to stay-at-home orders from the Covid-19 virus, Llwyd shot and presented these videos alone. And since he didn’t have anyone to spar with, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2020! We’ve had a number of events happen in the lives of our members that have, temporarily, slowed down our work. But we’re still here: still reading, experimenting, and learning. We hope to return to teaching and videoing … Continue reading

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