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Learn to Swordfight: Introduction to German Longsword

An intro class to learn Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) where students gets to learn history and how to fight with swords. The class will focus on German longsword and the culture and technique that surrounds the weapon.
Jonathan Ying
64 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 30 learners
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55 minute class
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A sword like object is recommended for the class. Something that could be held in two hands, a broom handle or a dowel. If you would like to buy good quality swords, visit https://southcoastswords.com/ a cheap avaible option https://southcoastswords.com/products/blackfencer-light-home-training-sword https://www.amazon.com/Wooden-Medieval-Crusader-Practice-Waster/dp/B004IYCQ6U/ these swords are not meant for fighting Do not use a metal "wall hanger" sword. If you bought a metal sword and it was less $100, it is most likely not safe.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Due to the nature of it being a physical class, it is advisable that parents can provide an environment where the student could move freely and not have any fragile items in the near vicinity. 
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Jonathan YingInstructor at South Coast Swords
64 total reviews
57 completed classes

About Me

Hi I have been a practitioner HEMA (historical Eurpean Martial Arts) for about 10 years and I wish to share my knowledge to all those who wish to learn.  My main specialties are in German longsword, military saber and single stick in which I have... 
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