Schedule

The WMAW 2011 schedule consists of four days.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

10:00am
to
10:30am
Welcome and Introductions
10:30am
to
12:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Messer Fighting from the Glasgow Fechtbuch »
- Christian Henry Tobler
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Bolognese Sprezzatura: Must-Know Fundamentals of Bolognese Sword and Buckler »
- Tom Leoni
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« Beyond Breakfalling »
- Tony Wolf
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« So you got yourself into a duel: Learning the 19th century dueling sword »
- John Sullins
Pedagogical Training and Curriculum Development :
« Starting and Running a School of Western Martial Arts »
- Devon Boorman (Moderator), Sean Hayes, Guy Windsor
12:15am
to
1:15pm
Lunch Break
1:15pm
to
3:00pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Two German Approaches to Buckler Combat: Lignitzer & I.33 »
- Roland Warzecha
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Drawing Your Sword »
- Mark Hillyard
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« Biomechanical Geometry: Lines, Spirals, Triangles and Waves »
- Roger Siggs
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Introduction to the Curved Heavy Sabre »
- John Sullins
Lectures :
« Martial Arts Photography: Essentials for Education and Publication »
- Adam Velez
3:15pm
to
5:00pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Largo: Getting Cross with Fiore »
- Rob Lovett
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Montante: Variations on Themes or At the Montantes of Madness »
- Eric Myers, Steve Hick, Tim Rivera
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« Body Mechanics for Medieval Martial Arts »
- Sean Hayes
Pedagogical Training and Curriculum Development :
« Tactical "Options" Class for Rapier »
- Ken Mondschein
Lectures :
« The Gladiator Project »
- Christian Eckert
5:15pm
to
7:00pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Cutting Combinations for Zufechten »
- Jorg Bellinghausen
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Burgundian Pollaxe: Introduction to the Chivalric Combat of Le Jeu de la Hache »
- Jason Smith
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« Body Mechanics for Italian Rapier »
- Devon Boorman
Pedagogical Training and Curriculum Development :
« From Drills To Freeplay: Putting Practice Into Practice »
- Bill Grandy
Pedagogical Training and Curriculum Development :
« Safety and Liability Issues in Teaching Fencing »
- Ken Mondschein
7:00pm
to
8:15pm
Dinner Break
8:15pm
to
12:00am
Open Fencing and Free Play

Friday, September 16, 2011

8:00am
to
9:00am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:00am
to
10:30am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« To Strike and not be Struck »
- Guy Windsor
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Gioco Largo (Wide Play) to Gioco Stretto (Narrow Play) in Bolognese Swordsmanship--with either Single-hander, Longsword or Spadone »
- Tom Leoni
Close Quarters Combat :
« Bartitsu: The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes »
- Tony Wolf
Lectures :
« Iberian Fencing: 1450-1714 »
- Puck Curtis, Erick Myers, Tim Rivera, Steve Hick, Charles Blair
10:30am
to
12:00pm
Lectures :
« Old, Vulgar and Common: A Presentation and Demonstration of the Traditional Fencing of Iberia »
- Steve Hick, Puck Curtis, Tim Rivera
12:00pm
to
1:15pm
Lunch Break

Demo: A Theoretical Reconstruction of Viking Sword and Shield Play - Roland Warzecha
1:15pm
to
2:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« How the Hell do I Attack: Entering Combat in the Swordplay of Fiore dei Liberi »
- Greg Mele
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« English Quarterstaff, Part I »
- Paul Wagner
Close Quarters Combat :
« American Catch Wrestling »
- Les Moore
Lectures :
« The Order of Things: Layout of a Medieval German Fight Book »
- Keith Alderson
3:15pm
to
4:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Haupt-games: Learning Liechtenauer’s Hauptstucke through Games »
- Jake Norwood
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Getting from Due Tempi to Stesso Tempo in Italian Rapier »
- John O'Meara
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Better With Armour Than Without: An Exploration of Fiore's Armoured Combat Techniques »
- Sean Hayes, Bob Charrette
4:45pm
to
6:45pm
Armoured Deed of Arms
6:45pm
to
8:00pm
Dinner Break
8:00pm
to
12:00am
Open Fencing and Free Play

Saturday, September 17, 2011

8:00am
to
9:00am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:00am
to
10:15am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Stretto: The Complete Close Fight »
- Rob Lovett
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Survey of Destreza, Now with Rada Kung-Fu Grip »
- Puck Curtis, Eric Myers
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Canne de Combat »
- Les Moore
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« The Swordsman's Workout »
- Keith Jennings
Lectures :
« Care and Maintenance of the Medieval Sword »
- Craig Johnson
10:15am
to
11:45am
Body Mechanics, Physical Conditioning and Training for WMA :
« Save your Joints! »
- Guy Windsor
Lectures :
« Armour Lecture »
- Doug Strong
11:45am
to
12:45pm
Lunch Break
12:45pm
to
2:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Monte's Levata: A Simple Cutting Sequence with Many Applications »
- Greg Mele
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« English Quarterstaff, Part II »
- Paul Wagner
Close Quarters Combat :
« Functionalizing Ringen »
- Jorg Bellinghausen
Lectures :
« Patterns of Remedy in Il Fior di Battaglia »
- Bob Charrette
2:45pm
to
4:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Indes is a Sharp Word »
- Jessica Finley
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Move Your A$$: A Void Intensive »
- Treyson Ptak
Close Quarters Combat :
« Measure, Tempo and Control in Fiore's Dagger Play, or, Fun with Abrazare and Dagger »
- Sean Hayes
Lectures :
« Gladiator Nutrition »
- Christian Eckert
4:45pm
to
6:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« The Inverted Left Hand Grip in German Longsword Play »
- Christian Henry Tobler
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« The Movement of Conclusion: Spanish Hilt Grappling »
- Puck Curtis, Eric Myers
Close Quarters Combat :
« "I've fallen, and I can't get up!": Applications of Fiore's Art from Positions of Disadvantage »
- Roger Siggs
Lectures :
« The Art of Riding on Every Saddle While Kicking Ass »
- Theresa Wendland
6:15pm
to
6:45pm
Pre-Dinner Clean-Up
6:45pm
to
7:15pm
1901 A Grand Assault at Arms
Pre-Dinner Entertainment
7:15pm
to
12:00am
WMAW 2011 Celebratory Feast and Entertainment

Sunday, September 18, 2011

8:30am
to
9:30am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:30am
to
10:45am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« "Enter with a thrust without mercy!" »
- Roland Warzecha
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Tutta Coperta: Fabris' Use of Rapier and Dagger »
- John O'Meara
Close Quarters Combat :
« Ars Gladiatoria – Gladiator fighting and training »
- Christian Eckert
10:45am
to
12:15am
Lectures :
« Lays and Wards: Ochs, Pflug, Alber, and vom Tage »
- Keith Alderson
12:15pm
to
1:15pm
Lunch Break
1:15pm
to
2:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Enter the Krieg (and Stay There): Strategies in German Longsword »
- Jake Norwood
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts and Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Martial Magic! »
- Guy Windsor
Close Quarters Combat :
« Ringen mit Mortstosse »
- Jessica Finley
Lectures :
« Falling Under The Sword; What It Is, What It Means, and How To Teach It »
- Paul Wagner
3:15pm
to
4:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Exchanging the Thrust: An Exploration of the Mechanics of the Thrust and Counter Thrust in Armizare »
- Devon Boorman
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Introduction To German Staff »
- Bill Grandy
Close Quarters Combat :
« "Belabour him as you see fit": Bartitsu combat improvisation »
- Tony Wolf
Lectures :
« Que llaman estar nerbado: The Spanish response to the Italian fencing tradition, 1665-1714. »
- Charles Blair
5:15pm
to
6:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« The Closed-Hilted Guardant Fight »
- Mark Hillyard
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Introduction to Grand Bâton »
- Ken Mondschein
Close Quarters Combat :
« Requisites of Fiore's Daga »
- Mark Lancaster
Lectures :
« My Kingdom for a Horse »
- Theresa Wendland
6:45pm
to
7:15pm
Farewells