Hurstwic® Viking Combat Training
Volume 1: Fundamentals of Viking Training

Now Available on DVD

This training video was created over a decade ago, and during that time, our research has continued. The material contained in this video no longer reflects our current thinking on Viking combat or on Viking combat training. We continue to make this videos available to students of Viking combat who may have an interest. The most recent descriptions of our training approach is now contained in our new book, Men of Terror, which can be purchased from your favorite book seller.

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An introduction to the fighting moves of the Vikings

Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced fighter, this DVD can help you grow to become a stronger Viking fighter.

This DVD introduces you to Viking history, culture, and weapons, and shows why weapons were such an important part of their society.

Then you move to the practice room to learn the fundamentals of Viking combat, such as stance and movement. You will learn how to cut with power and how to defend yourself with a Viking shield. You will see the drills, exercises, and training gear we use to practice these skills. You will finish with sparring, a true test of how well these fighting moves work.

Join us in our practice of Viking-age fighting moves. Use the material on this DVD to grow as a Viking fighter.

  • NTSC widescreen video DVD-R

  • English-language stereo audio

  • 75 minute run-time

  • region-free

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Topics covered include:

Chapter 1: Introduction Viking combat training DVD: introduction
Chapter 2: Weapons of the Viking Age Viking combat training DVD: Viking weapons
Chapter 3: The Sagas of Icelanders and other sources Viking combat training DVD: sagas and sources
Chapter 4: Stance and Movement Viking combat training DVD: stance and movement
Chapter 5: Cutting and Angles Viking combat training DVD: cutting
Chapter 6: Padwork Viking combat training DVD: padwork
Chapter 7: Shields Viking combat training DVD: shield defense
Chapter 8: Combining Sword and Shield Viking combat training DVD: sword and shield
Chapter 9: Grappling Viking combat training DVD: grappling
Chapter 10: Sparring Viking combat training DVD: sparring
Chapter 11: Concluding Remarks Viking combat training DVD: concluding remarks

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