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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

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Another of Paul
Another of Paul

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group photo
group photo

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Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

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Pacific Northwest Gathering 2013

Gala event at ViSS
Gala event at ViSS

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Gala
Gala

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Gala
Gala

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Gala event at ViSS
Gala event at ViSS

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Vancouver International Sword Symposium 2013

Wrestling workshop
Wrestling workshop

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Worskshop at Academie Duello
Worskshop at Academie Duello

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Wrestling of the past
Wrestling of the past

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Wrestling workshop
Wrestling workshop

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Natasha
Natasha

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Mike and Natasha
Mike and Natasha

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Swords represent power
Swords represent power

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Natasha
Natasha

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Vernon Community School Class 2014

crossing swords
crossing swords

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Sparring
Sparring

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students
students

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crossing swords
crossing swords

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Greater Vernon Rec First Class 2014

Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

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Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

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Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

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Swordsquatch Tourney
Swordsquatch Tourney

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Swordsquatch 2016 Tournament

Academie Duello Wrestling workshop 2015

aggressive rehab!
aggressive rehab!

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Mike Larner
Mike Larner

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getting ready
getting ready

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aggressive rehab!
aggressive rehab!

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The first 1000 swords practice

Cutting practice
Cutting practice

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cutting
cutting

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Cutting Practice
Cutting Practice

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Cutting practice
Cutting practice

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Cutting with live swords at Swordsquatch 2016

Kaja elegantly teaching rapier
Kaja elegantly teaching rapier

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Kaja and rapier
Kaja and rapier

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Swordsquatch workshop
Swordsquatch workshop

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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

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Lakers Clubhouse
Lakers Clubhouse

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winter practices
winter practices

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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

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German Longsword
German Longsword

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HEMA mask
HEMA mask

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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

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Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

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Silveresque single sword
Silveresque single sword

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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

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Focus
Focus

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Beth Hammer
Beth Hammer

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Swordfighters Mike Larner
Swordfighters Mike Larner

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2017 People of Swordsquatch

Bigfoot Brawl!
Bigfoot Brawl!

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Challenge opponents
Challenge opponents

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DSCF4542
DSCF4542

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Bigfoot Brawl!
Bigfoot Brawl!

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Bigfoot Brawl at 2016 Swordsquatch

bear hug twist trip
bear hug twist trip

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rooting
rooting

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then cow catcher driving through
then cow catcher driving through

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bear hug twist trip
bear hug twist trip

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Wrestling at 2016 Swordsquatch

2016
2016

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Mind, Body and Spirit
Mind, Body and Spirit

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Brawl
Brawl

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2016
2016

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Shots of 2016

Open Outdoor Practice
Open Outdoor Practice

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Craig
Craig

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Maeghan
Maeghan

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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

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Michael Larner
Michael Larner

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Paul
Paul

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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

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quarterstaff
quarterstaff

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Indian Clubs
Indian Clubs

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Meyers Quarterstaff
Meyers Quarterstaff

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2017 Swordsquatch workshops

Thrust
Thrust

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avoiding the afterblow
avoiding the afterblow

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b&w sword
b&w sword

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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

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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!

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A Good Group
A Good Group

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IMG_20180814_173839

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

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2018 Workshop with Maija Soderholm and Rory Miller