June 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2024

Workshop Seminar

We are pleased to once again host the Spanish Martial Arts Weekend, a three-day intensive seminar. Masters of all schools of fencing talk about the manner, time, and measure used in attack or defense in the art and science. By analyzing the elements of time and measure we will examine how to discern what technique (treta) is appropriate according to the weapon and situation. Additionally Maestro James Loriega will once again be teaching an introduction to the Navaja. No experience is necessary. There will be a beginner, intermediate, and advanced track for each weapon. Upon arrival the Maestros will determine each students’ track.

    Equipment and Weapons Required for Workshop

    Participants may choose from: Single Rapier, Sabre or Spanish Small-Sword. Students must bring their own equipment and come prepared with jackets, 3-weapon fencing masks, gorgets, groin protectors for men, breast protection for women, gloves for both hands, and the weapon they will be training with.


    • Maestro Ramon Martinez
    • Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez
    • Maestro Antone Blair
    • Maestro James Loriega


    • Friday:
      100 Grand Street NYC, NY 10013
    • Saturday and Sunday:
      City Center, 130 West 56th Street NYC, NY 10019


    • Friday: June 7th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Saturday: June 8th 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Sunday: June 9th 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Cost and Deadlines

    Registration - $275

Navaja Only (Day 1 only) Registration - $75

After May 8th no refunds will be made under any circumstances. Once registered you will receive a confirmation email. Participants must be 18 years old and over. All inquiries should be directed to Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez:


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