Teaching the historical culture, philosophy and practice of Europe’s martial heritage.

We offer classes for every level of experience and physical ability. Our instructors are happy to give personalized pointers.  Please see our schedule page for class times.


American Open Style Karate.

Mondays, Thursdays

For those who also have an interest in the Eastern Martial Arts, Academia Duellatoria is now offering classes in American Open Style Karate, in addition to our Western European offerings.

Children and Family Martial Arts Program.


The foundation of our Children's Martial Arts Program is American Open Style Karate. The program is aimed at children under the age of 13 and their families.

Dragoon Saber Training and Naval Cutlass at Fort Vancouver.

A limited basic 19th century Dragoon Saber and Naval Cutlass Training Course in partnership with the NPS Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Programs run in 7 week courses and are taught in cooperation with Rangers teaching local history of the Fort. See our facebook events page for details or the Fort Vancouver website listing for more details.  This class requires special registration and space is limited. Registration is thru Academia Duellatoria - for more information or to register for class contact Jeff at our contacts page.

Fundamentals of Sword and Buckler from Achille Marozzo's system of defense.


The flash of swords, the clash of shields... hey, what's your hand doing all the way over there?


Fundamentals of Longsword from Achille Marozzo's system of defense.


Learn the knightly art of longsword, that queen of weapons that was the fundamental tool of the noble warrior.


Vicentio Saviolo, His Practice in Two Books.

The system of Rapier and Dagger.

Mondays and Wednesdays in Phoenix

Whether you are socializing with the elite aristocrats, stepping out into the night after a delightful socializing event with friends, or campaigning in the military against hostile forces, there is nothing quite like fighting in the Italian/Spanish blended Rapier and Dagger style of Maestro Vicentio Saviolo that was taught and used in the Elizabethan era.

Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword.

Mondays and Thursdays in Portland

Mondays and Wednesdays in Phoenix

Geometry? Philosophy? Swordplay? Yes. Nothing says deadly elegance like the rapier and nobody did rapier quite like Gerard Thibault. His work can be purchased in Translation here.

Military Saber and Cutlass.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Whether dressed up or dressed down, nothing says successful man (or woman) about town quite like a sharply appointed saber... and if you've got it, you might as well use it.

Bartitsu - Victorian Mixed Martial Arts.


Bring your walking stick or umbrella, limber up, and practice self defense, including cane fighting, pugilism, savate, and combative wrestling.