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A special offer for a whole month of free access to everything DTV has to offer! Sign up for a Scholars or Masters Club subscription between May 1-7 and you won’t pay until June. This is a monthly subscription that packs tons of great content, including:

  • Swordplay Courses with video lessons, quizzes, practice notes
  • Massive Video Library with over 45 hours of instruction in many weapons and on many skill levels
  • Blog archives with over 150 articles written to help you train and learn for life

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This offer is open to everyone. Share it with someone you know! Enjoy your training.

Free Month of Full Access + Longsword Strategy Lesson

Greetings everyone! Our free one month special on Duello.TV Scholars Club and Masters Club subscriptions is on until Friday, November 4th.

Don’t miss out on your chance to get full-access to our new three-part Longsword Fundamentals and Rapier Fundamentals courses plus over 400 video lessons (45+ hours) on beginner to expert topics across all weapon disciplines.

One of the areas that we’ve recently expanded is our topics on Longsword strategy. The lesson I’ve included below gives a systematic approach to how to attack an opponent based on where they are holding their sword and how to counter their forced response. Check it out:

Mastery takes an understanding of not just technique but the theory, principles, and practice behind them. Our goal is to give you the tools to be able to learn a technique, bring it into your own combative swordplay, and be able to pass it on to others in a way that makes sense.

For this month (November 2016) we have produced all new video lessons on longsword defence and effective counter-attacks, as well as advanced rapier strategy for defeating different kinds of opponents. We’re releasing a new video in this series on a weekly basis, and at the end of the month they’ll all be available in their Video Library playlist.

Get your Free month of Masters Club all-access here:

We hope you’ll check out everything we have to offer. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Devon & Greg

Get Your Free Month of Full-Access Today!

I’d like to invite you to start on the exciting road of swordplay mastery through a free month of access at the Scholars Club or Masters Club level of DTV! All you need to do is follow this link (read on for more information):

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The mission of Academie Duello is to make the path of weapons mastery as accessible as possible to those who are inspired to follow it. Duello.TV is by far the largest, most mature, and richest resource of online lesson material for Historical European Martial Arts available.

The material here will not only help you be a great practitioner, but will help you develop a deep understanding of the art, its principles, theory, and instruction.

If you dream of being an effective fighter, teacher, or scholar, or simply want to fully pursue your passion for these arts, now you have an opportunity to immerse yourself in years of scholarship, training and community.


A Scholar’s Club membership gives you access to:

  • The new Italian Rapier Fundamentals Course – a $299 value
    • 2 hours of video content, plus challenges, plus training program.
    • Extensive material on posture, guards, body mechanics, tactical conditioning, timing, theory and strategy.
  • The new Italian Longsword Fundamentals Course – a $299 value
    • 2 hours of video content, plus challenges, plus training program.
    • In-depth material on cutting mechanics, posture, movement, defenses, building complex actions, combat strategy, and tactical conditioning.
  • Over 250 Beginner and Novice and video lessons.
    • Lessons range in length between 4 and 20 minutes.
    • Rapier, longsword, sidesword, wrestling, dagger, polearms, and much more.
  • Weekly training blog articles, solo and partner exercise videos, and an ever expanding library of new courses and lessons.

A Master’s Club membership gives you access to all of the Scholars Club content, plus:

  • 200 additional Intermediate and Expert video lessons including instruction on:
    • Advanced rapier, rapier and offhand/dagger/cape/buckler/cane, two swords.
    • Sidesword and shield: guards, assaults, progression, combat strategy
    • Advanced longsword grappling, deceptive fighting, strategic use of guards and methods of defeating them.
    • Poleaxe armoured and unarmoured techniques
    • Advanced unarmed techniques
    • The 9 Masters of Dagger Defence
  • Complete Training blog archives. Over 300 blog posts full of valuable insights on:
    • Physical Conditioning
    • Personal health and development
    • Combat strategy
    • How to encourage yourself and others
    • Staying on track as a practitioner
    • How to be an effective and inspiring teacher


Here’s what renowned instructor and researcher Roland Warzecha has to say about the quality of what we have to offer:

“Devon Boorman is one of the best swordsmen I ever had the privilege to fence with. Moreover, equipped with an analytic mind and the ability to precisely articulate his insights gained in years of practice, competition and research, he is also gifted with the talent to impart his knowledge in a calm and highly instructive manner to the benefit of both novices and advanced students of historical fighting arts, as myself and thousands of practitioners who had the pleasure to take one of his classes can attest to.”


Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of this great resource for free.

1 Month Free Scholars Club

1 Month Free Masters Club

You can also choose your membership from the enrolment options page and enter the following promo code: 1FREEMONTH

Your subscription commitment is month-to-month, and you can cancel your subscription at any time. This great coupon deal expires at 11:59 pm (Pacific time) on Friday, November 4.

Please feel free to share this opportunity with your friends and fellow practitioners.

If you have questions or comments for us, don’t hesitate to contact us through comment form, email, website contact form, or Facebook, among others.

Enjoy your training!

Devon & Greg