We can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance for day/afternoon classes, 6 to 8 weeks for evenings and up to 10 weeks for Saturdays. <Closed Sundays> Please contact us first at 905.606.0050 to find out the most up to date available days and times.
Welcome to Silver Sword Armouries
We offer instructional training in the proper and chivalric use of a number of different weapons and forms from the early Medieval to the late Renaissance time periods, focusing on the more historically accurate combat formats.
Silver Swords Armouries was first conceived during the final year of the Ontario Renaissance Festival in 2003. Since then it has been a major supplier and a source for instructional use of historically accurate, practical and functional arms for both the hobbyist as well as the discerning collector.
We offer basic to advanced broadsword/bastard sword/axe/spear or rapier, with or without shield or offhanded weapons as well as archery, quarterstaff, axe and knife throwing, self defense and knife fighting, pistol shooting and atll atll throwing.
The maximum class size for any activity is usually only 6 people so classes are small and offer lots of personal attention. More than 6 can sometimes be accommodated, please call us first to inquire.
Class times are usually 90 mins, with the exception of the 3 hour introductory class for Swordplay. Students for that class are introduced to a number of different weapons forms, any of which they may choose to continue training further in at the regular 90 min sessions.
Call us for details and price quotes for both individual and group rates.
Minimum age requirement is 12, except for Axe Throwing
or Swordplay. Minimum age for those is 14.
Daily Class Times:
Monday to Friday - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM
Evenings are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays - Either 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM for the 90 min classes or 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM for 3 hour Intro Sword classes.
We are CLOSED SUNDAYS
We have both indoor and outdoor facilities so lessons are available year round. We also offer Gift Certificates! Perfect for last minute birthdays or stocking stuffers!
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Archery is a universal sport, found throughout history and around the world in virtually all cultures over the last 60,000 years. But because it is so ancient and embedded in the popular conscious, most people believe they should be able to do it almost automatically with little or no training. The truth is there are numerous steps to master.
Archery can be as much a martial sport as Karate, requiring equal parts of calm stillness and focus. Our First-Time class will set you on the path to becoming as good an archer as you wish to be.
Our advanced classes are just that: ADVANCED. We will cover the basic fundamentals and mechanics in more depth, working towards the successful grouping of arrows at farther distances.
An art, skill, and sport, knife-throwing is a satisfying hobby and physical activity. Body position, aim, and muscle memory all play a part in a successful throw.
This class aims to create a novice to intermediate knife-thrower. By learning and understanding different principles, movements, and techniques, the artist will have a foundation in which to grow.
Do you want to throw an axe as a party trick or for self defence? Do you want to hit a target with your axe from more than a dozen feet away?
If so, you have come to the right place! Silver Swords Armouries will teach you the basics and more for the art of axe throwing.
Sword combat training is an excellent way to learn balance, patience and skill.
Here at Silver Swords Armouries you can learn broadsword, bastard sword, axe, spear or rapier, with or without shield or off handed weapons as well as unarmed combat techniques.
Students of the sword can learn the combat techniques of the masters from the 12th through the 17th centuries.
We offer instruction and range time in the safe and fun use of high powered air pistols, similar to a BB gun.
The pistols, based on the Colt 1911 platform, are much higher powered than the average air pistol and are as close to the weight and handling of a real 1911 as you can get without needing to be licensed.
Hello everyone! Even though Winter may not be done with us quite yet, hopes of Spring are starting to enter our minds so we would like to remind everyone that while we almost always have a good selection of day/afternoon time slots available, the evenings classes are already booking into early March and our Saturday classes, with only a few scattered exceptions for 1 or 2 people more each, are starting to book into April. As the year progresses our evenings and weekends will begin to book further and further ahead into the upcoming months so if you have not yet booked your voucher purchases, you must do so before their expiry date in order for them to still be valid.
There have been some new rules and guidelines introduced governing voucher redemption. As long as you book the lesson by the expiry date on the voucher then the voucher is still valid even if the class takes place after that date. If the expiry date passes before booking then the promotional value will expire but the purchase value can still be applied as a discount against our regular session rates.
We look forward to continuing to offer you the best in training for all our Martial activities. Huzzah and Forward!
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