The Jousting Life

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Places to Learn and/or Practice Jousting

If you teach classes or clinics on jousting, Mounted Skill at Arms(MSA), mounted melee or other joust related activities, just email The Jousting Life with the information that you would like posted. Also, if you have an arena and are willing to have other jousters come to your practices, please email The Jousting Life with the information that you would like posted.

Click on the links below to see to jousting opportunities in those areas:

Australia
- New South Wales
- Queensland

Canada
- Vancouver

Finland

UK

USA
- California
- Texas
- Wisconsin


Australia

- New South Wales

Full Tilt's School of the Warrior
Sunny Corner Road, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795
Led by Rod and Michelle Walker
Description:
"Our "School of the Warrior" is now up and running. From one day to week long lessons we will have something for everyone. For those looking to learn the skills of ancient to medieval warriors, to corporate team building weekends. We have the best coaches and instructors available to teach those mounted skills such as the joust, mounted melee, skill at arms and horse archery as well as teaching the various weapons for foot combat. From beginners to polishing the skills of a jouster for a big tournament, we can provide expert and proven training."
Phone: +61 429 672 932
Email Full Tilt

- Queensland

Medieval Horse Sports Australia
Led by Katrina Kruse
Description:
Classes and clinics in jousting, mounted archery and other medieval equestrian sports taught in Queensland and other areas throughout Australia.
Phone: +61 409 651 394
Email Medieval Horse Sports Australia


Canada

- Vancouver

Academie Duello
412 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1L1
Description:
Teaches a variety of forms of combat, including mounted combat and mounted archery
Email Academie Duello
604-568-9907

Finland

Rohan Tallit
Rohan Tallit is a horse stable in Finland, where we are practicing the old medieval riding and equestrian skills. In addition, we teach medieval martial arts, swordsmanship and archery. In the summer we tour around the Europe with our spectacular riding show. We also provide wide range of services for movie industry.
We hold clinics in jousting and all other medieval mounted martial arts.
For more information, go to our Rohan Tallit website or our Facebook page.
Email Rohan Tallit
Phone +358414422450

UK

The Centre of Horseback Combat
Learn Horse Archery, Jousting, Stunt Riding or join our unique Rider Confidence courses. With a 180 metre sand Horse Archery run and our amazing specially trained horses, we can show you how to go - the skills you require to ride the horse while handling shield, sword and lance, or indeed to release the reins entirely to free your hands to use the bow, once twice or three times whilst still - and this is the crucial bit - whilst still being in control! We are fully licensed, insured and experienced!
We are based in Hertfordshire on a stunning historic country estate, 3 miles north from Hemel Hempstead.
Email the Centre of Horseback Combat
Phone 01442 462715 9:30am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Knights of Middle England Jousting School
Semi-private and group lessons are available for all our activities, ranging from a 2 hour session or full day course to a complete weekend. Sessions can be booked on weekdays, evenings or weekends depending on availability; with this is mind we are able to offer intensive courses for those who really want to get their teeth into this challenging and exciting sport!
The Knights of Middle England are located just outside Warwick. five minutes from Junction 15 of the M40, or 20 minutes from the M1.
Email the Knights of Middle England
Phone 01926 400401

USA

- California

- Los Angeles area:
SCA practices in Ventura County (45 min. North of Los Angeles, CA) are resuming. If you have your own horse and want to come play or train with us please let me know. All the games are offered and I am specifically looking for people with their own horse(s) and armor for joust classes. All practices are free and held Friday nights at a lovely lighted public arena with ample trailer parking.
Contact Info: http://www.virginiahankins.com/Contact.html

- San Diego area:
WorldJoust Tournaments' "KnightSchool"
Jeffrey Hedgecock, Instructor
Ramona, near San Diego, California

- Texas

- Austin Area:
Jousting practice in Leander, TX (just NNW of Austin) at the home base for the world's largest competitive jousting tournament "Lysts on the Lake". Steve Hemphill, the Executive Producer of "Lysts on the Lake", is happy to help anyone who may have an interest in learning to joust. Steve is a member of the Board of Representative for the International Jousting League, the largest competitive jousting organization in the world, and has been jousting competitively since 2003. He has a full sized arena with tilt, quintain, games equipment and a large area for mounted combat practice. Anyone with riding experience and an interest in jousting, mounted combat or medieval games is welcome to come practice, train, participate or just watch. Willingness to act as ground crew is always appreciated.
Please contact Steve Hemphill by email for information.

- Tyler area:
Jousting lessons available in Troup, Texas. At the Four Winds Faire/ Vizcaya Ranch Equestrian center. The 2001 World Jousting Champion in the A.J.A tournament in Estes Park, Colorado, Dustin Stephens and his staff offers instruction in all forms of modern joust and games. Basic equitation, Dressage, and hunter jumper classes also available. With over thirty years of Jousting experience Stephens trains on your horse or his own champion mounts as seen in National Geographics "Knights of Mayhem".
email Dustin Stephens

- Wisconson

- Beaver Dam area:
USA Jousting Training Center
N7928 County Road A
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: 920.319.0142



8 comments:

  1. WorldJoust Tournaments' "KnightSchool"
    Jeffrey Hedgecock, Instructor
    Ramona, near San Diego, California
    http://www.KnightSchool.us

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  2. If anyone hears of somewhere in Massachusetts that teaches jousting, could you email me the contact information? It's my life-long dream to learn how to joust.
    Sandra

    SGKunzeSarkisian@gmail.com

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  3. Thank you for adding this page to The Jousting Life!!! Much appreciated!

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  4. Aww, no one within the nordic EU? :/

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  5. Centre of Horseback Combat, Hemel Hempstead, UK, run by Karl and Zana Greenwood should be here. http://www.horsebackcombat.co.uk/

    Also in UK, the Knights of Middle England http://www.knightsofmiddleengland.com/

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    1. Thank you for the suggestion. The two training centers have been added.

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