Start Your Adventure In Historical Italian Martial Arts Today!
Founded in 1997, the Academy provides professional instruction and training programs in the medieval art of Longsword, Polearms, Grappling, and Dagger (collectively known as Armizare), the elegant SideSword of the Renaissance, and the deadly 19th century Dueling Sabre. We employ the traditional European apprenticeship model, modern physical education practices, and careful research and scholarship of historical martial arts in a comprehensive, balanced curriculum. Martial
Arts are literally “the Arts of Mars,” the Roman God of war, and
throughout the centuries Europe has been home to a complex martial
culture, from antiquity through the Middle Ages and Renaissance to the
present day. Italy’s martial arts heritage is especially rich, and
Northwest Fencing Academy is a school dedicated to the practice of
Traditional Italian Swordplay and Martial Arts. We invite you to join us in this new Renaissance of Historical Martial Arts!