It takes time to build up the confidence, and the skills, to play an active and useful role in shaping your learning environment. Get feedback and help, and experiment. The more you can see yourself as your teacher, instead of offloading the responsibility onto someone else, the deeper and more satisfying your training can be.
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
Coupon code: MayForFree
Sign up between May 1-7
This offer is open to everyone. Share it with someone you know! Enjoy your training.
The DuelloTV Training Blog is an incredible resource of over 200 articles. We think this treasure should be accessible to more people, so we’ve added full blog archive access to the Scholars Club subscription. Now Scholars and Masters club subscribers can gain valuable insights into many areas of swordplay (and life) training:
- How to be a long-term practitioner
- How to be a good training partner
- Tournaments and their place in the life of a martial artist
- Recognize how you learn and maximize your environment for success
- Getting through low points in your personal motivation
- Search the blog articles for keywords, weapons and topics
The list of articles is long, and every aspiring martial artist will do well to absorb this advice and use it to strengthen them along the journey. Enjoy the blog, and let us know what effect it’s having on your training!
DuelloTV has a swordplay video instruction library unmatched anywhere in its breadth and depth. But the videos were long, hard to browse topic-by-topic, and weren’t very interactive. That’s changing.
We’ve been working extremely hard behind the scenes, and today we’re proud to begin our roll-out of online swordplay courses at two levels: Premium and Basic.
All of our new courses will offer bite-sized video topics from 1-3 minutes long. Track your progress as you make your way through the course, and pick up where you left off last time you visited the site. They work great on any device: phone, tablet or desktop.
Basic courses contain high quality, individual step-by-step topic videos.
Every course on DTV (over 50 of them!) will have a simplified basic counterpart—just the video content in topic-by-topic segments. Track your progress as you watch them all. The basic courses will be built out much faster than the premium courses, so look for new courses to be completed and ready for you often!
Of Course There’s FREE
We like free. That’s why we’ve always made our high quality Quick Start courses for Longsword and Rapier available to all members at no charge. If you haven’t yet tried them, jump in and see what they’re about. With video topics, quizzes and practice notes, we’re sure even experienced practitioners will get something out of them.
You can also read the training blog for free. Our blog currently hosts over 230 articles on swordplay, training, tournament, teaching, motivation—pretty much anything you can image connected with studying any martial art. Subscribe for full blog archive access.