Fact Sheet

Name: Stoccata School of Defence
Location: Hobart and Sydney, Australia 
Established: August 1998
Website: www.stoccata.org
Period: 1300-1800
Identifiers/
arms/logos:
Number of
members/students:
50
Partners/branches/
associates/affiliates:
Hobart, Stoccata: Fechtschule St Peter and Stoccata: Angloceltia
Description: The founders of Stoccata School of Defence was founded in 1998 by Stephen Hand, Andrew Brew and Peter Radvan to formalise research and teaching in historical fencing dating back to 1985. Initailly focussing on late 16th-early 17th century sword and rapier, the school now has three branches (two in Sydney and one In Hobart) teaching a wide range of historical systems from late 13th century sword and buckler to 19th century English backsword and sabre. The instructors have taught all over the world and have collectively published seven books on historical swordsmanship.
Instructors:
 
 
 
 
Contact Information: snailMail:
Stephen Hand
c/o Stoccata School of Defence
45 Milton Cr
Moonah, TAS, 7009
Australia

Tel: +1 61 3 62737721

Email:


Affiliated since: November 11, 2002
Updated: January 18, 2007