The Little Rock study group of the Schola Saint George is pleased to announce its upcoming Western Martial Arts seminar, the Zogho Stretto (close play) of Fiore dei Liberi's Fior di Battaglia from the 14th century. Presenting the material will be noted author, armorer, & Western Martial Arts Master Brian R. Price. A traditional SSG pas darmes will take place on Sunday. Cost for the event is $60.
The seminar will be held on December 1-2, 2007 at the Jacksonville Community Center in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Cost for this seminar is $60 for the weekend and includes a light lunch.
The course material will cover Fiore dei Liberi's close play or short range combat work as revealed in his 14th Century treatise on combat. Students will survey all of the amazing zogho stretto plays, working also with some of the dagger and wrestling materials. No previous western martial arts experience is necessary.
Brian R. Price's works include the influential Techniques of Medieval Armor Reproduction, and the recently released Sword in Two Hands. For information on these and Brian's other works check out www.chivalrybookshelf.com.
For more information on the seminar, check out the Little Rock Study
Group page at http://www.scholasaintgeorge.org/littlerock/index.html
or send an email to the event coordinator Jason Willis at
Little Rock, AR Study Group (Jacksonville, Arkansas)