Project Description

Fundamentals of Edged Weapons

Basic Blade Application

Class time 3 hrs.  Class cost $70.

This course is the first step in a series of instructions designed to dispel the myths surrounding edged weapon combat.  The core focus will be to instill solid concepts in the use and defense of a bladed weapon.  By teaching students how to hone these skills and develop the attributes directly associated with flow, focus, structure and targeting.  The intent of the course is to direct applicants to using solid offensive and defensive concepts when applying other martial arts techniques and systems to knife combat. 

Here are the topics that will be covered:

  • Myth -vs- Truth
  • Range
  • Controlling range through footwork
  • Knife grips and applications
  • Feeder mindset
  • Stabbing and slashing
  • Flowing, countering and structure
  • Disarm (Do’s & Don’ts)

Pre-Class Information

Please arrive 5-10 minutes before class to allow time to complete some necessary paperwork. Online registration and payment are crucial to obtaining a seat for this class.

Class time 3 hrs.  Class cost is $70.


All classes are handicapped-accessible and offer valuable techniques for every student.