Our Arts Need New Masters

The arts that fit under the umbrella of Historical European Martial Arts or Western Martial Arts are still young in their return to the world. It has really only been about 20 years that there has been earnest pursuit, and only in the last decade has there been a serious increase in practitioners. There is a growing energy behind them now.

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Free Access to Duello.TV Ends at 11:59 pm PST

I don’t want to overburden anyone’s inbox, I just want to make sure that no one accidentally misses this chance.

In a few short hours we’ll be ending our one month free promotion for Duello.TV. This is a repository of my life’s work (to this point—we keep adding to it!) in Historical European Martial Arts. I have travelled around the world studying, competing, and teaching. I’ve taught well over 10,000 students and have helped hundreds of newcomers become experts.

What you’ll get access to is the most mature and developed resource you can find anywhere for pursuing mastery of HEMA, and we are still adding to it every month.

Click here to sign-up for a free month of Masters Club.

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Last Chance to Get Duello.TV for Free

This is your last day to get a free month of the Scholars Club or Masters Club! There’s no obligation to continue, so there’s nothing to lose. The offer ends at midnight—get in before it expires.

What you’ll get is access to over 400 video lessons (45+ hours of teaching) in the Video Library, 8 online courses, and a repository of excellent training blog articles that has come from more than 20 years of experience as a practitioner and teacher of Historical European Martial Arts.

Click here to sign-up for a free month of Masters Club.

Newcomers will gain the benefits of

  • Healthy and effective body mechanics
  • A structured approach that teaches you not just how, but why
  • Drills to help you get better fast
  • Practical training advice
  • Interactive support to help you get and stay motivated

Experienced practitioners will benefit from

  • High level refinement of technique
  • Advanced drills and training advice
  • Exercises to bridge from drill to combat
  • Structured programs for learning and teaching

Click here to sign-up for a free month of Masters Club.

We hope that you’ll start on the journey of mastery with us!

Devon & Greg

P.S. We will be piloting a new livestream service this month for subscribers that will give you a chance to get in-person advice from us and others in the community. We’re eager to find new ways to help your training be even better.

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):

Masters Club: https://duello.tv/checkout/?rid=p3i0Ch&coupon=1FREEMONTH


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