The Imperial School of Swordsmanship is based in Auckland, New Zealand. We practice the modern arts of swordplay and support them with a solid strength-training foundation. Our innovative program combines historical knowledge, modern sports coaching, and athletic training to give every student the tools they need to become a stronger, fitter, and well adept in the art of historical sword fencing. We are more than a club, we are a production company, being a part of Graphic Monk Ltd. We train Actors, Performers in the art of Stage Combat for Film, TV, Stage, Video Games, Augemented Reality. We are fully capable of coming onboard a production as a Fight Director, Fight Choreographer, Weapon Specialist, Fight Captain and Fight Trainer. 

SwordFit is a unique and exciting way in to lose weight, burn fat, and tone muscle, more importantly to learn the age-old art of being a Knight, wielding a sword. Join us for a program that combines the age-old techniques of swordplay using specialized and authentically balanced training swords combined with modern physical conditioning science to create a program that exercises your mind and body.

  • With our fitness and conditioning program you will:
  • Build core strength, flatten your stomach, and increase your endurance
  • Start a workout you can actually stick with
  • Build a warrior’s physique while training like one
  • Feel great about your health and overall well being
  • Gain confidence in your abilities as a swordsman / maiden
  • Develop a greater sense of your surroundings
  • Gain better reflexes and reaction timing

    Program Benefits

    Our program brings together the following elements:

    • Swordplay and martial arts training – Wield weapons and learn true martial arts technique.
    • Mobility, strength, and structure – Swordplay requires coordination, quickness, power, and stability, making it one of the most dynamic workouts you can find.
    • Varied workouts – With martial techniques, circuit training, sword work and calisthenics, you will experience ever-changing workouts.
    • Mental and physical – You will strengthen your body, engage your mind, and build your confidence.

    **NEW** PERFORMANCE COMBAT ARTS CERTIFICATION TRAINING

    A must for all performers and actors. Learn the basic skills to be a true swordsman while learning how to be safe, keep your partner safe, dramatization, and dramatic combat movement.

    Training Programs

    SWORDFIT

    PERFORMANCE COMBAT ARTS

    CERTIFICATION

    THE LEAGUE OF JEDI

    (LightSaber Training)

    Our Partners

    LIVE THE LIFE OF CHIVALRY

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