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Self-Defense: WWII Commando Style

  • 4101 E 42nd Street | Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Presented By: Midwest Highland Intensive.3
  • Dates: January 24, 2020 - January 28, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Eastview Community Center
  • Phone: (920) 819-2640
  • Price: $30
  • Overview

    Featuring instruction from Maestro Paul Macdonald of Edinburg Scotland, learn close hand-to-hand self-defense, including the Fairbairn--Sykes fighting knives of WWII, which are still used today! Anyone over the age of 10 welcome! Group discounts available.

    The "Midwest Highland Intensive" is a unique & exciting historical combat/swordsmanship workshop, including instruction by Maestro Paul Macdonald of Macdonald Armouries & the Macdonald Academy of Arms in Edinburgh, Scotland. This multi-day event brings an acknowledged expert and instructor in European Martial Arts to our doorstep. 

    SCHEDULE:

    Friday January 24: Eastview Community Center, Des Moines IA  6:00pm - 9:00pm. Self Defense "WWII Commando Style" / Unarmed / FS Knife* Practical

    Saturday January 25:  Christy Hall, Nevada IA (just east of Ames off Hwy 30) 9:00am - 2:00pm. Broadsword / Backsword /Targe (limit 14). To be placed on a wait-list for this workshop, 'purchase' the ticket named "WAITLIST 25JAN". You will be contacted if a spot becomes available, in the order your 'ticket' was purchased.

    Sunday January 26:  Christy Hall, Nevada IA (just east of Ames off Hwy 30) 10:00am - 6:00pm (^Free Play / Coaching session 4:00pm - 6:00pm - Broadsword / Backsword / Dirk & Targe / FS Knife* Practical (limit 14)

    To be placed on a wait-list for this workshop, 'purchase' the ticket named "WAITLIST 26JAN". You will be contacted if a spot becomes available, in the order your 'ticket' was purchased.

    Monday January 27: Christy Hall, Nevada IA (just east of Ames off Hwy 30) 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Self Defense "WWII Commando Style" / Unarmed / FS Knife* Practical

    Tuesday January 28: Christy Hall, Nevada IA (just east of Ames off Hwy 30) 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Highland Martial Culture Presentation/Lecture

    NEW: Spectators are welcome for all workshops, for a small fee (which covers any additional rental/insurance obligations for the number of folks in the space). Pre-purchase of Spectator tickets is preferred, but allowed at the gate. We reserve the right to limit spectators based on available space. NO RECORDING OF ANY SORT ALLOWED WITHOUT EXPRESS CONSENT OF THE MAESTRO &/or EVENT ORGANIZER(S).