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June CE Posted

Our June continuing education topic has been posted, complete with the review quiz.  In this segment we address the counterdisengage and the deceive - our coverage of angulation will be the July topic.  Yes, we know we were late on the June topic posting, but we will be caught up by the end of July.

May CE Topic

We exercised editorial judgment this month and changed the continuing education topic.  The Classical Academy of Arms is covering intentions this month and their material supports our addressing the same topic.  Read ours, and then read theirs at  Angulation will be our June topic.  The CE quiz will be up on Friday, 2 June.

The May Continuing Education Topic

May's training topic will address the question: What is angulation?  Our training topic each month picks one of the questions from the discussion question bank in La Vera Scherma, and answers it through discussion of Mangiarotti's text.  Expect the May training topic during the last week of the Month.

March Continuing Education Ready

Yes, we know, it is the end of March.  But the continuing education topic is finally posted and ready for your studying pleasure.

February Continuing Education Posted

Our February continuing education topic on Presa di Ferro, a lateral taking of the blade, has been posted.  The review questions will be posted tomorrow.

January Continuing Education Posted

January 2017's continuing education topic on measure is posted along with the review questions on the CE page

Accreditation and Annual Reports

Our Accreditation page now has an online application for accreditation as a Center of Instruction.  The annual report form is also available on the Accreditation page - Centers are reminded that the annual report is due by 1 January for 2016.

December CE Topic Posted

Our December continuing education topic on offensive ceding is posted.  Expect the continuing education review questions to be completed by 6 December.  Note that we are expanding our discussion to include material from Giuseppe Mangiarotti's epee text La Spada where appropriate.

Links Added

For our member's convenience we have added a small selection of Links relevant to the study of the Modern School of the Italian Sword, including to a copy of La Spada.

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