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I would like to announce the program of the FISAS
Third National Academy "Italian Martial Arts and
Systems", organized by the Sala d'Arme Zaknafein,
that will take place in Rome between Saturday 4th and
Sunday 5th November. The event will be hosted by the
Forum Sport Center (http://www.forumroma.it
) one of the most
prestigious sporting centers in the city.
This event will give us the opportunity to study
Italian Martial Arts and Systems. The course will be
held by the Maestri IMAF Lupo Sinclair, Magni and
Bruno, together with, as is tradition in these
occasions, the FISAS Instructors Lodà, Crimella.
Balasso, Sgaravatto. Time will also be allocated for
The event is also open to our friends from the Salle
of the Maestri Bomprezzi, Feest, Chatfield and
Check-in for the event will be active from Friday 3rd
at lunch time. The event will end around 19.30 Sunday
5th. Meals will be served at the restaurant in the
sporting center which also provides for some rooms for
the guests. Some of the participants will be allocated
in nearby structures, in which case, the organiser
will provide for the journey to and from the sporting
Double rooms will cost around 80 Euros per night (40
Euros per person) while triple rooms around 105 Euros
per night (35 Euros per person). Lunches (Saturday and
Sunday) will be 8 Euros while dinners (Friday and
Saturday) around 15 Euros. For those of you who would
like to spend extra time in Rome the cost for the
rooms will be the same and the Sala d'Arme Zaknafein
will also provide guided tours of the city with
professional tourist guides.
The cost of the event is 40 Euros (20 Euros per day)
for those of you who book, through mail at the address
, before October 15th and 50 Euros
(25 Euros per day) for those who book between 16th and
30th October. Last minute bookings(after 30th) will be
taken into consideration logistics permitting.
Friday 3rd November
1.00 PM Check in opens at the Forum Sport Center
3.00 PM Prevosti exam
8.30 PM Dinner
Saturday 4th Novembre
9.00-9.15 Official presentation of the event
9.15-10.45 "Il Fiore dei Liberi" introduction to the
text, carried out by the FISAS Instructor Giorgio
10.45-11.30 " The Roman school of fencing"
demonstration, carried out by the FISAS Instructor
Francesco Lodà, of particular techniques encountered
during his studies.
11.30-12.15 "Gran Simulacro dell'Arte e dell'uso della
Scherma"(Ridolfo Capoferro, 1610). General
introduction to the text followed by demonstrations of
selected aspects described by the author. Lesson
carried out by the FISAS Instructor Viviano Crimella.
12.00-13.00 "Opera Nova..." (Achille Marozzo, 1536).
Study and lesson with the FISAS Instructor Alberto
15.00-18.00 Maestro IMAF Andrea Lupo Sinclair.
"Codification of the four FISAS blades:
Two-hand-Sword, Side-sword, Rapier, Sabre"
18.30-19.30 Free assault
Sunday 5th Novembre
9.30-13.00 Maestro IMAF Cosimo Bruno "Italian Martial
15.00-18.00 Maestro IMAF Mario Magni "Public
demonstration in FISAS"
18.00-19.00 Free Assault
19.00.19.30 Closing ceremony
I hope to hear from you soon
"La espada es la luz con que sale al mundo el corazón, y aunque tu le des lecciones de amor tiernas y acabadas, no ha de mover corazones hombre que no mueva espadas"