Designed to help both men and women experience the visceral joy of donning a mask and wielding a sword, we offer a wide variety of sword fighting classes for your continued interest and study. Sessions include both class instruction and Baer Open Sparring Sessions (BOSS). Walk-ins are welcome and no registration or equipment is required; however, if you’re new, please plan to arrive 15 minutes ahead of scheduled class time to ensure your class paperwork is complete—we don’t want you to miss one minute of fun!

Classes cover the techniques and principles involved in the use of the following weapons:

  • Two Handed Weapons
  • Long Sword
  • Spear
  • Staff
  • Grappling
  • Sword Grappling
  • Two Handed Techniques
  • Spiral Parry
  • Spiral Cut
  • Spiral Thrust
  • Clip/Flick
  • Slide & Swing
  • Dodge & Strike
  • One Handed Weapons
  • Saber
  • Rapier
  • Florentine
  • Single Stick
  • Broad Sword
  • Sword and Shield
  • Specialty Classes
  • Stage Combat
  • Olympic Fencing

Principles of Combat (apply to all weapons)

  • Face Your Problems
  • Earth & Sun
  • Short = Fast
  • Skull & Crossbones
  • Two on top
  • Spiral
  • 45 Degrees
  • Table Legs

B.O.S.S. fights (Baerswords Open Sparring Session)
Every Monday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM!  One hour open sparring sessions for our Western martial arts students to utilize the skills they have learned with others in the same skill range; during these sessions, there is no formal instruction.

See pricing here

*Additional classes available, please give us a call for additional times and dates

Current classes 

 Mondays (7:00 – 8:30 PM) are our Lightsaber Classes!  Wednesday and Thursday (6:30 PM-8 PM), and Saturday (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM) are our one handed and two handed weapons classes! with more classes forming in the future. Keep checking back for new classes listings!

Above all else, we simply want you to have fun. Though we’re pretty darn serious about the principles of historical European martial arts, we do like to keep people happily engaged. Give us a try. We believe you’ll begin to love swordplay as much as you did as when you were a kid playing in the backyard. Come play with swords, work up a sweat, meet new people, and leave with a smile.

Classes forming now – please give us a call for times and dates

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