Schedule

The WMAW 2017 schedule consists of four days.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

10:00am
to
10:30am
Welcome and Introductions
10:30am
to
12:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Armizare 101 »
- Benjamin Conan
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Esgrima Común: Traditional Iberian Sword and Dagger »
- Tim Rivera
Close Quarters Combat :
« Dagger Fighting from Peter Falkner's Fechtbuch »
- Christian Tobler
Lectures :
« Getting Started in Historical Armoured Combat (Panel) »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Daniel Jaquet, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
12:15pm
to
1:00pm
Lunch Break
1:00pm
to
2:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« What It Takes To Win »
- Scott Farrell
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Drills for Armored Combat (No Armor Needed!) »
- Bill Grandy
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« "Enter the Wild Boar": Bolognese Side Sword »
- Robert Rutherfoord
Lectures :
« Fencing sword: Insight into dynamic and material properties of 3 swords (1st quarter of 16th c.) kept in Zürich »
- Daniel Jaquet
3:00pm
to
4:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« An Introduction to Single Hand Sword Usage »
- Bill Grandy
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« El Montante, from the Military to the Civilian Life »
- Ton Puey
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« The Single Sword of Girolamo Cavalcabo »
- Rob Runacres
Lectures :
« Hans Medel and the Evolution of a Tradition »
- Michael Chidester
Special :
« Armoured Combat Clinic and Monitored Sparring »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
5:00pm
to
6:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Exploring the Fechtregeln, or "Kolner" Manuscript »
- Jake Norwood
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Persian Neyze »
- Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Feints, Attacks to Miss, and other Deceptions with Sword and Buckler »
- Devon Boorman
Lectures :
« Traditions of Stick Fencing In Italy: From 1300 To Now »
- Marco Quarta
6:45pm
to
8:00pm
Dinner Break
8:00pm
to
9:00pm
Open and Coached Fencing Uncle Bob's Armor Schmooze (Discussion)

Friday, September 15, 2017

8:30am
to
9:00am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:00am
to
10:15am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« I.33: A Tactical Approach »
- Sean Hayes
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« The Spadone: Emperor of Swords »
- Roberto Gotti
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Bruchius and the Dutch Rapier Tradition: Another Dimension »
- Reinier Van Noort
Lectures :
« Today's WMA and the Tradition of Chivalry »
- Scott Farrell
10:15am
to
11:45am
Lectures :
« The Persian Chivalric Code (javānmardi) »
- Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
11:45pm
to
1:00pm
Lunch Break Lectures :
« Hands-On Antique Weapons Lecture (Lunch Lecture) »
- Bill Grandy, Craig Johnson

No registration necessary.
1:00pm
to
2:30pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Weapons of Armoured Combat »
- Bob Charrette
Special :
« Accelerated Learning: How to build a training program that maximizes retention and ability to apply combat skills »
- Devon Boorman
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« The Sword and Dagger of Livre Des Leçons »
- Rob Runacres
Close Quarters Combat :
« Persian War Wrestling »
- Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
2:30pm
to
4:00pm
Special :
« Armoured Combat Clinic and Monitored Sparring »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
4:30pm
to
6:45pm
Armoured Deed of Arms
6:45pm
to
8:00pm
Dinner Break
8:00pm
to
10:00pm
Open and Coached Fencing Towards Better Passages at Arms (Roundtable)

Saturday, September 16, 2017

8:30am
to
9:00am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:00am
to
10:15am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Liechtenauer's Approach to the Fight »
- Jake Norwood
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Modern Rapier, Modern Destreza »
- Ton Puey
Close Quarters Combat :
« Italian Grappling: Hercules joins earth to heaven (or the art of projecting bodies in the air and take down heads to the ground »
- Marco Quarta
.
10:15am
to
11:45am
Special :
« Armoured Combat Clinic and Monitored Sparring »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
11:45pm
to
12:45pm
Lunch Break
12:45m
to
2:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Messerfechten: Skills and Drills »
- Bill Grandy
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« "Strama, Strama, Stramazzone!" »
- Robert Rutherfoord
Close Quarters Combat :
« Wrestling in armour. Insights into the most described throws in German Fight Books (1450-1540) »
- Daniel Jaquet
Lectures :
« Persian Fire and Steel »
- Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
2:45pm
to
4:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« The Lord of the Crossing : Decision Making in the Flower of Battle »
- Benjamin Conan
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Esgrima Común: Traditional Iberian Sword and Shield »
- Tim Rivera
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Monte's Two-Handed Sword: The Levata »
- Roberto Gotti
Lectures :
« German Petals on the Flower of Battle »
- Michael Chidester
Special :
« Armoured Combat Clinic and Monitored Sparring »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
4:45pm
to
6:15pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Schlachenden Ort -- The "Battering Point" »
- Scott Farrell
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Keys, Locks and How to Keep 'em Close »
- Benjamin Conan
Special :
« Barbary Saber Fencing »
- Da'Mon Stith
Lectures :
« The Chivalric Duel in Early Renaissance Italy »
- Gregory Mele
6:45pm
to
7:15pm
Assault at Arms
Pre-Dinner Entertainment
7:15pm
to
12:00am
WMAW 2017
Celebratory Feast and Entertainment

Sunday, September 17, 2017

8:30am
to
9:30am
Warm-Ups and Refreshments
9:30am
to
10:45am
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Armizare Free-Expression: Working Across the System »
- Gregory Mele
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Layering the Rapier Fight: A Conceptual Approach to Tactics »
- John O'Meara
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Rada's Sword and Dagger »
- Ton Puey
Special :
« Adjudicating Armoured Combat »
- Bob Charrette, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
10:45am
to
12:15pm
Special :
« Armoured Combat Clinic and Monitored Sparring »
- Bill Grandy, Bob Charrette, Christian Tobler, Gregory Mele, Scott Farrell, Sean Hayes
12:15pm
to
1:15pm
Lunch Break
1:15pm
to
2:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Poleaxe Fighting of the Liechtenauer Tradition »
- Christian Tobler
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« Hieb-fechten (Cut-fencing) »
- Reinier Van Noort
Special :
« Ethiopian Shotel »
- Da'Mon Stith
Lectures :
« Fencing Instruction and Practice in the Entourage of the Dauphin and Beyond; the Influence of the Bolognese Fencer, Girolamo Cavalcabo »
- Rob Runacres
3:15pm
to
4:45pm
Medieval Weapon Arts :
« Controlling the Center and Keeping It with the Longsword »
- Devon Boorman
Renaissance and Early Modern Weapon Arts :
« "The Winding Rappir" »
- Robert Rutherfoord
Close Quarters Combat :
« Persian Khanjar (Dagger) And Separ (Shield) »
- Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
5:15pm
to
7:15pm
Farewells