With the growing interest in the the study and recreation of armizare, there has developed a world-wide presence of schools, academies and study-groups.  As with any such endeavor, the quality and formality of instruction can vary wildly and caveat emptor always applies. To aid would-be students, the listing is organized as “IAS Affiliated Schools”, “Recommended Schools” and “Other Schools”.

IAS MEMBER SCHOOLS

The following are academies that are led by an IAS certified instructor and thus follow methodologies, interpretations and pedagogy consistent with the information found on this website. If you are interested in the IAS, this is where you find us!

Chicago Swordplay GuildChicago, Illinois
Northwest Fencing AcademyEugene, Oregon
Les Maîtres D’ArmesOttawa, Canada

Other groups

Are you looking for a place to train, but our online or in-person offerings don’t meet your needs? Look below to find a group near you that might help!

Below is a world-wide listing of armizare sala d’arme (schools of arms), both those affiliated with the Society and not, and is provided as a networking resource.  As with any such endeavor, the quality and formality of instruction can vary wildly and caveat emptor always applies.