The Newtown branch of Stoccata offers two different weapons at a time, both concentrating on the British fencing systems and are led by Provost Paul Wagner.
Time is available in both classes for freeplay and individual revision. All equipment is provided for newcomers, and first class is free.

Time and Place

Classes are on Saturdays between 15:00 and 17:15
St Stephens Anglican Church Hall
189 Church St, Newtown NSW 2042

What we do

This year we will be concentrating on using both hands, exploring a variety of “companion weapons”, including bucklers, daggers and shields. All classes are subject to changes if we have a better idea!


Term 1

Saturday Feb 1 – Saturday April 4
Class 1: English Backsword and Buckler
Class 2: English Quarterstaff

Term 2

Saturday May 2 – Saturday June 27
Note that there will be NO CLASS on June 6, as that weekend we will be hosting the Australian Western Martial Arts Conference
Class 1: English Backsword and Buckler
Class 2: English Quarterstaff
Special Classes:
May 23: Empire Day Grand Assault
Continuing the grand Victorian custom, we will be hosting an afternoon of martial prowess using all the grand 19th century weapons.

Term 3

Saturday July 18 – Saturday Sept 19
Class 1: English Backsword and Alehouse Dagger
Class 2: Highland Broadsword and Targe

Term 4

Saturday Oct 10 – Saturday Dec 12
Class 1: Medieval Sword and Buckler according to I.33
Class 2: Medieval Sword and Shield.

Schedule Of Fees

One Weapon (casual): $20
Two Weapons (casual): $30
Full Term (one weapon): $170
Concession: $120
Full Term (two weapons): $250
Concession: $170

Get in touch with us

Paul Wagner: Ph 0400 262001
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