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Swordfighters History

 

We began in 2013 when Mike Panian offered to teach Swordfighting for the Vernon Community School and through Greater Vernon Recreation.  Since then we have grown and now we live at Vernon Crossfit.

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

Another of Paul
Another of Paul

group photo
group photo

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

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Pacific Northwest Gathering 2013

Gala event at ViSS
Gala event at ViSS

Gala
Gala

Gala
Gala

Gala event at ViSS
Gala event at ViSS

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Vancouver International Sword Symposium 2013

Wrestling workshop
Wrestling workshop

Worskshop at Academie Duello
Worskshop at Academie Duello

Wrestling of the past
Wrestling of the past

Wrestling workshop
Wrestling workshop

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Natasha
Natasha

Mike and Natasha
Mike and Natasha

Swords represent power
Swords represent power

Natasha
Natasha

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Vernon Community School Class 2014

crossing swords
crossing swords

Sparring
Sparring

students
students

crossing swords
crossing swords

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Greater Vernon Rec First Class 2014

Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

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Swordsquatch 2016 Tournament

Academie Duello Wrestling workshop 2015

aggressive rehab!
aggressive rehab!

Mike Larner
Mike Larner

getting ready
getting ready

aggressive rehab!
aggressive rehab!

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The first 1000 swords practice

Cutting practice
Cutting practice

cutting
cutting

Cutting Practice
Cutting Practice

Cutting practice
Cutting practice

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Cutting with live swords at Swordsquatch 2016

Kaja elegantly teaching rapier
Kaja elegantly teaching rapier

Kaja and rapier
Kaja and rapier

Swordsquatch workshop
Swordsquatch workshop

Kaja elegantly teaching rapier
Kaja elegantly teaching rapier

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Workshops from Swordsquatch 2016

Lakers Clubhouse Beginner Class 2017
Lakers Clubhouse Beginner Class 2017

Lakers Clubhouse
Lakers Clubhouse

winter practices
winter practices

Lakers Clubhouse Beginner Class 2017
Lakers Clubhouse Beginner Class 2017

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2017 beginners and outdoor practices

2017 Vancouver Sword Symposium
2017 Vancouver Sword Symposium

German Longsword
German Longsword

HEMA mask
HEMA mask

2017 Vancouver Sword Symposium
2017 Vancouver Sword Symposium

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2017 Vancouver International Sword Symposium

George Silver Exhibition bout
George Silver Exhibition bout

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

Silveresque single sword
Silveresque single sword

George Silver Exhibition bout
George Silver Exhibition bout

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2017 Swordsquatch- exhibition bout using techniques of George Silver 

Swordfighters Mike Larner
Swordfighters Mike Larner

Focus
Focus

Beth Hammer
Beth Hammer

Swordfighters Mike Larner
Swordfighters Mike Larner

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2017 People of Swordsquatch

Bigfoot Brawl!
Bigfoot Brawl!

Challenge opponents
Challenge opponents

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DSCF4542

Bigfoot Brawl!
Bigfoot Brawl!

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Bigfoot Brawl at 2016 Swordsquatch

bear hug twist trip
bear hug twist trip

rooting
rooting

then cow catcher driving through
then cow catcher driving through

bear hug twist trip
bear hug twist trip

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Wrestling at 2016 Swordsquatch

2016
2016

Mind, Body and Spirit
Mind, Body and Spirit

Brawl
Brawl

2016
2016

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Shots of 2016

Open Outdoor Practice
Open Outdoor Practice

Craig
Craig

Maeghan
Maeghan

Open Outdoor Practice
Open Outdoor Practice

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Open practices, free, outdoors, bring a friend

Sword and Buckler with Paul Wagner
Sword and Buckler with Paul Wagner

Michael Larner
Michael Larner

Paul
Paul

Sword and Buckler with Paul Wagner
Sword and Buckler with Paul Wagner

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2017 Sword and Buckler workshop with Paul Wagner

Meyers Quarterstaff
Meyers Quarterstaff

quarterstaff
quarterstaff

Indian Clubs
Indian Clubs

Meyers Quarterstaff
Meyers Quarterstaff

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2017 Swordsquatch workshops

Thrust
Thrust

avoiding the afterblow
avoiding the afterblow

b&w sword
b&w sword

Thrust
Thrust

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2017 Swordsquatch- tourney shots

2018 Beginners Class
2018 Beginners Class

Last practice: the beginners get to spar with more advanced students.

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IMG_20180604_215553

2018 Beginners Class
2018 Beginners Class

Last practice: the beginners get to spar with more advanced students.

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Beginners Initiation 2018

Soderholm and Rory Miller  begin!
Soderholm and Rory Miller begin!

A Good Group
A Good Group

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IMG_20180814_173839

Soderholm and Rory Miller  begin!
Soderholm and Rory Miller begin!

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2018 Workshop with Maija Soderholm and Rory Miller