Lizzie Owlwood

Lizzie is a senior instructor at The School of the Sword, UK, and specialises in spadone, Bolognese sword and buckler, and Italian rapier & companion weapons.

Rapier basics

In this class we will look at the fundamentals of Italian rapier and try the footwork, postures, guards and attacks of this elegant weapon.

Equipment: mask, gloves, gorget, Chest protection, rapier or Sidesword

Advanced class: Case of swords

Following the teachings of d’Allagochie, the Anonimo Bolognese and Altoni, we will learn the use of two swords from early modern Italy.

Equipment: mask, gloves, gorget, Chest protection, two single handed swords