2021 Return to Classes Schedule

Welcome back everyone!

After the extended break from classes that was 2020, FSV is ready to get going again in 2021. COVID-19 permitting, we'd like to outline how classes will recommence. As you will see, there are some changes from 2020 and before.

09/01/2021 & 16/01/2021 (11:00AM -  2:00PM)
Refresher Intensive Classes for Existing Students - Liechtenauer in 6 Hours.

To kick the year off and to get everyone back into the swing of things, we'll cut straight to the point with two intensive classes for our existing students. Across two weekends in January at Canterbury (9 January 2021 & 16 January 2021) we will be covering the entire curriculum in an intensive format.

These classes will cover a LOT of material and will move FAST. Students are expected to have a base of existing knowledge and new starters will not participate. However, by the end of the two classes, students will (hopefully) be armed with a complete knowledge of what will be covered in 2021.

23/01/2021 (11:00AM - 2:00PM)
Long Sword Classes Recommence in Canterbury - The What, Why and How of Long Sword

**NEW STUDENTS WELCOME**

From 23 January 2021 onwards, ordinary Long Sword classes will resume at our Canterbury Location with a special 3 hour introducory class: The What, Why and How of Long Sword.

This class will introduce Long Sword fencing, looking at what it is, why we do it, and how we achieve it (in its most simple from) by exploring the two most fundamental and important concepts in Long Sword fencing, Length and Measure

This class will provide a perfect introduction to students starting out in HEMA and/or Long Sword.

From the following week, our ordinary 2 class setup (this year "The How of Long Sword" in the first 1.5 hours and "The Why of Long Sword" in the second 1.5 hours) will run as usual.

24/01/2021 (11:00AM - 2:00PM)
Long Sword Classes Recommence in Footscray - The What, Why and How of Long Sword

**NEW STUDENTS WELCOME**

From 24 January 2021 onwards, ordinary Long Sword classes will resume at our NEW Footscray Location (Victoria University Footscray Park) with a special 3 hour introducory class: The What, Why and How of Long Sword.

This class will introduce Long Sword fencing, looking at what it is, why we do it, and how we achieve it (in its most simple from) by exploring the two most fundamental and important concepts in Long Sword fencing, Length and Measure

This class will provide a perfect introduction to students starting out in HEMA and/or Long Sword.

From the following week, our ordinary 2 class setup (this year "The How of Long Sword" in the first 1.5 hours and "The Why of Long Sword" in the second 1.5 hours) will run as usual.

28/01/2021 (7:00PM - 10:00PM)
Duelling Sword Classes Recommence in Footscray - Introducing Late German Dueling Swords

**NEW STUDENTS WELCOME**

From 28 January 2021 onwards, ordinary Duelling Sword classes will resume at our NEW Footscray Location (Victoria University Footscray Park)

This class will introduce both Sabre (Hiebfechten) and Smallsword (Stossefechten). It will proceed in its ordinary format, covering Sabre in the first 1.5 hours and Smallsword in the second 1.5 hours.

This class will provide the absolute basics of the two fencing styles covered, and will serve as a fantastic introduction to both fencing styles, providing an ideal opportunity for new students to determine if they are interested in one or both of the stules offered.

COVID-19 Precautions

The obvious elephant in the room is COVID-19. FSV will continue to comply with all Government directions and reccomendations in the management an control of COVID-19.

As such, all participants will be required to comply with our Covidsafe Plan, which will follow. 

We look forward to seeing you all again!