Category Archives: Sparring

Walking Stick Sparring in Chile

Members of the Santiago Stickfighters club exhibit their Integrated Method of stick-fighting, inspired largely by a combination of the Vigny/Bartitsu and Bonafont methods. The sparring canes are made of a hard polymer composite material, tipped with rubber ball handles. This … Continue reading

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Houston Meet-Up

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Tuesday, 17th March 2009 Scott Brown, a swordsmanship instructor in Houston recently met up with the Bartitsu Society’s Chris Amendola, and provided this report Through recommendations from James Marwood and Alex Kiermeyer I … Continue reading

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Experimental Bartitsu Sparring in Naucalpan, Mexico

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 27th February 2012 Members of the Elite Fencing Club in Naucalpan, Mexico experiment with a set of point-based rules for Bartitsu stick fighting.

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Bartitsu Cane Sparring at the Alte Kampfkunst School

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Friday, 14th September 2012

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The Bartitsu School of Arms 2012 in Text, Video and Images

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 16th September 2012 The second annual Bartitsu School of Arms and Physical Culture was a three-day conference and training seminar held in Chicago between September 7-9, 2012. The event was hosted by … Continue reading

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Sparring with Crook Canes

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Tuesday, 16th April 2013

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Bartitsu Stick Sparring

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 3rd October 2013 A short video showing some technical stick sparring from the 2012 Bartitsu School of Arms. In this type of sparring, the mask, gloves, forearms, thighs and calves are all … Continue reading

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Ambidexterity in Bartitsu Stick Fighting

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Sunday, 23rd March 2014 Above: Bartitsu Club stick fighting instructor Pierre Vigny (left) demonstrates ambidexterity via several technical options from the double-handed guard. The active use of ambidextrous attacks from the double-handed guard … Continue reading

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Canne Vigny Sparring

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Thursday, 8th October 2015 Some fast, athletic and skilled sparring in the classic Vigny style from these two instructors of the Gemeiner Academy of Savate (Gold Coast, Australia).

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Duelling Canes

Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Monday, 31st August 2015 Highlights of a hard contact Bartitsu cane sparring match at the Forteza Fitness and Martial Arts studio in Ravenswood, Chicago. The fighters are using 3/4″ diameter, 36″ rattan sparring canes … Continue reading

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