For our purposes the "Salle d'Armes" (which, historically, is the hall in which martial training takes place) is wherever our training sessions take place.



Training Guidelines

The study of a martial art must be done with respect for the Art, the weapon and, most of all, the partner one trains with. The most fundamental and basic safety rule is control. These precautions exist to protect the students, their training partners, and the instructor.

The overriding safety rule is that you must be in control of your weapon at all times. Your partners will do unexpected things. You must always be prepared to stop your weapon or to pull it back.

In order to prevent injuries or at least reduce the probability of injury during training and fencing, students must conform to the following safety precautions: