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Sunday, October 4 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Academie Duello Demo

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Ever wondered who would win in a fight between a rapier and longsword wielder? Can agility win out over armour? What's the difference between a medieval street fight, duel, and battlefield confrontation? Can a sword cut through armour? Join AcademieDuello in a special interactive session where you'll be able to pose your questions and Master at Arms Devon Boorman and his students will explore them. In the second hour, get a chance to pick up various swords, learn some swordplay basics, and answer some of the questions you have first-hand. This is a great session for writers seeking to deepen their understanding of European martial arts first hand, or for those who've always wanted to try wielding a sword.

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Devon Boorman

Devon Boorman is the Director and Master Instructor for Academie Duello, the world's largest centre for the study of European Swordplay and Martial Arts, based in downtown Vancouver.


Sunday October 4, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
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