Martinez Academy of Arms
The Martinez Academy of Arms is a unique school distinguished by its living tradition of European swordsmanship. The mission of the academy is to teach, promote, and preserve these rare martial arts. Students come from all over the world to train at the Academy with dedicated professionals of a traditional fencing lineage. The academy offers instruction in over 15 weapons in the French, Italian and Spanish systems.
Maestro Ramón Martínez, the academy director is a traditional master of arms, teaching classical and historical fencing for the past 32 years. He is also the world's preeminent authority on the Spanish school of fencing La Verdadera Destreza. Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martínez is the first master to enter the linage as a protege of Maestro Martínez. She is known internationally for teaching the French School of small-sword.
More information on the school and instructors can be found on our website: http://www.martinez-destreza.com
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29 Jay Street
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Martial Art Styles
The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at Martinez Academy of Arms:
- Classical and Historical Fencing
Programs & Class Schedule
Mondays 7 - 9 pm
iati Theater (second floor) 64 East 4th Street (between Bowery and 2nd Ave) NYC, NY 10003
Wednesdays 7 - 9 pm
Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet (studio C) 29 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
Fridays 7 - 9 pm
100 Grand Dance 100 Grand Street (between Mercer and Greene St.) NYC, NY 10013
Participants must be 16 yrs of age and older.
E-mail us to confirm when you would like to begin.
Check our website for more information on the various weapons and styles we teach and more information on our locations and schedule.
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