Rapier and Sabre Pedagogy Feb 13-17, 2020

The Event

The Rapier and Sabre Pedagogy retreat is an intensive fencing instructor’s seminar focusing on the use of historical weapons, particularly the rapier and sabre. Our curriculum is based on traditional Italian pedagogy, and our format closely follows that of Sonoma State University’s Fencing Certificate Program. Our four-day, four-night retreat will feature morning and afternoon sessions of guided group lessons, interspersed with lecture and discussion on the underlying theory and methodology of Italian fencing. Initial registration will be limited to 20 participants.

Confirmed Instructors

Tony Barajas
David Coblentz
Dori Coblentz
Kevin Murakoshi
Eric Myers
Puck Curtis

The Cost

Registration costs include all programming for the event as well as food and lodging for four nights. All meals from breakfast on Friday to lunch on Monday will be provided with the exception dinner on Sunday. Lodging is provided Thursday night so that guests can check in and be ready to begin by Friday morning. After November 15th, registrants must contact the event organizers directly to see if they can be accommodated. Please contact us at decaturschoolofarms@gmail.com for more details or questions.

Lodging and Registration Cost
Dorm $450 (Bring your own sheets)
Shared Room $550
Private Room $700
After November 15 Additional $100, if space is available.

The Venue

RASP 2020 will be held at Camp Mikkel, a retreat and conference center about 2 hours north of Atlanta. More images and details are available at http://campmikell.com/. We will be staying in the upper cottages. On Sunday night, we will have an all-retreat dinner at nearby restaurant. – please indicate at the time of registration if you would like to be included in the headcount for that reservation. Participants will pay individually for dinner.

Eric teaching

old dining hall