|training : pas d'armes roll - 2013|
Particulars: date: Sunday, April 14, 2013, venue: The salle d'armes, 927 Dupont St.
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The salle d'armes, 927 Dupont St. The Academy of European Medieval Martial Arts (AEMMA), established in 1998, the first of such training academies in Canada, is hosting the 3rd annual event at its training facilities located on the 2nd floor, at 927 Dupont St., near the intersection of Dupont and Ossington. Parking along Concorde or Dupont streets.
Sean Winslow, Scholler, AEMMA
Sean Winslow is a PhD student at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, specializing in manuscript studies. A native of California, he has studied in the U.S., Britain, and Canada, having earned a BA (cum laude) in History from the University of California and an MA in Medieval Studies, Book History, and Print Culture from the University of Toronto. In his free time, Sean is a fine art/documentary photographer and has been training with the Academy of European Medieval Martial Arts since October of 2006.
Aaron Bolarinho, scholler, AEMMA (Defendants) Aaron started training with AEMMA 4 years ago in his senior year of High School. He attended Guelph chapter of AEMMA for his first two years while he lived in Kitchener, Ontario. Upon being accepted at the University of Toronto for the Fall 2007 year, Aaron moved into residence there at St. Michaels College. He now attends the Toronto chapter of AEMMA, while studying Medieval History and Philosophy. Aaron also successfully challenged for the rank of scholler on December 14, 2008. Matt "Jack" Dreger, scholler, AEMMA (Appellants) Matt is a Scholler and has been studying Western Martial Arts with AEMMA since 2006. He briefly studied Asian martial arts and is a competitive target shooter. He has a lifelong passion for history and literature, which he nurtured with a degree from UofT in Literary Studies, History and Philosophy. His career, however, took him towards IT, where he has been a programmer, web developer and writer for the last decade.
Lucas Brundle (squiring Matt Brundle) Lucas Brundle is Matt Brundle's son and will be squiring for him. Lucas is an accomplished archer and has begun to study Medieval martial arts. Miguel Cura (squiring Kel Rekuta) Miguel has been training with AEMMA off and on since Aug 2002. He is an animator by trade, and periodically trains at AEMMA or FACT. Jacquie Miller (squiring David M. Cvet) Jacquie began training at AEMMA in early 2010, and has been squiring a number of times for David during various events. She has a deep interest in learning the art, and has desires to also fight in harness at some point in the near future. John Wignal, Scholler, AEMMA (squiring Aldo Valente) John has been training with AEMMA off and on since mid-2002 and successfully achieved his rank of Scholler in November 2004. John has had an interest in the mediaeval period since he was a child which manifested itself into training in swordsmanship.
Leanna Falkenhagen, OSMAC Scholler (squiring John Woods) Leanna joined OMSG in early 2006 and attained the rank of Scholler in September 2007. Since 2008, she has been assisting Principal Instructor Nick Conway in his interpretation of Fiore's work, and his development of the Guild's syllabus. She started teaching in early 2010, and became an Instructor of the Guild in August of that year. North Gienow (squiring Dale Gienow) North Gienow is Dale's son, and often accompanies his father to international tournaments. An excellent horseman, he is the the current youth, mounted martial games champion with the International Jousting Association - Canada and is a proficient mounted archer. North also practises modern fencing and has begun his study of practical medieval swordsmanship. Leander Quiring, Recruit, AEMMA (squiring Matt McKee) Leander joined AEMMA in September of 2009, and has been training at AEMMA since his joining the Academy.
Beau Brock, Free Scholler, AEMMA Beau hailing from Vancouver, and instructor at Academie Duello, is now attending the University of Toronto, working on his post doctoral degree focused on societal languages. During his studies in Toronto, the opportunity presented itself to leverage his skills and expertise in Italian rapier, and his passion for Ridolfo Capo Ferro manifested into a popular rapier class at AEMMA. He also earned his Free Scholler rank on Nov 6, 2010. Ariella Elema, Scholler, AEMMA Ariella, Ph.D. candidate at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto is working on her thesis research on trial by combat. Ariella has been training at AEMMA since 2005, successfully challenged for the rank of scholler on Nov 12, 2006 and continues to train with abrazare, daga, spada and spada longa. Igal Lelchuk, Scholler, AEMMA Igal has been training at AEMMA since January 2005. He had successfully achieved his scholler rank in October 2007, demonstrating experience with abrazare, daga, spada and spada longa. Igal continues his training with sword & buckler and pole-weapons. Annette Perry, Scholler, AEMMA Annette has been with AEMMA since March of 2005. She was initially introduced to AEMMA through taking the ROM medieval swordsmanship class in the fall of 2004. Annette has been dedicated to training and has contributed greatly through volunteering for various events including March Breaks at the ROM. She successfully achieved the rank of Scholler on Oct 3, 2010.
Matt Brundle, Scholler, AEMMA
Matt joined AEMMA on November 9, 2003 and has trained regularly at AEMMA and successfully achieved his scholler rank on April 2, 2006. He is a school teacher by profession and has a great interest in medieval history which he shares with his students.
David M. Cvet, Provost & Founder, AEMMA
David has studied and practiced historical European medieval martial arts for 14 years, and has also studied and practiced Asian combat arts in his past. His background and experience having fired his desire to pursue a formal medieval martial arts training program, he founded AEMMA in mid-1998. David is also the 23rd President of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada.
Kelly Rekuta, Free Scholler & Instructor, AEMMA
Kelly has been involved with medieval re-enactment through the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) for almost 30 years. Having been exposed to the work at AEMMA since 1998, he joined AEMMA and eventually earned the rank of Free Scholler and achieved the position of instructor. Kel is also a skilled leather craftsman, having created numerous hardened armoured defensive equipment for students at AEMMA.
Aldo Valente, Free Scholler & Instructor, AEMMA
Aldo joined AEMMA on March 29th, 2004 and has trained regularly at AEMMA to the point of achieving the rank of scholler on May 29, 2005 and more recently, successfully achieved the rank of free scholler on March 1, 2009. He has been working, researching and training on achieving his rank of Free Scholler. Aldo also has numerous years of training as a boxer, which appears during his training and bouts in the form of excellent footwork and timing.
Dale Gienow, Founding President, International Jousting Association - Canada
From Bracebridge, Ontario, Dale Gienow is the founding president of the International Jousting Association - Canada, a member of the International Jousting League, a founding member of the Mounted Archery Association of the Americas and an instructor for AEMMA's mounted training program. He has competed in international tournaments, for many years, both on foot and on horse. Together with his wife and son, Dale co-owns and operates the Muskoka Wildlife Centre and Chivalric Productions, a medieval education company.
Matt McKee, Scholler, St. Lawrence Swordfighters Guild
Since childhood, Matthew has had an intense fascination with ancient history, especially that of medieval Europe. This deep-seeded passion along with a life spent dabbling in a variety of maritial arts led him to the Ottawa Medieval Sword Guild (now the Ottawa School of Medieval Armed Combat). He joined in August of 2006 and successfully played for the prize of Scholler in September of 2007. He studies medieval armouring and has hand-crafted the majority of his harness. Matthew now actively participates in much of OMSG's public events and retires to his farm where he keeps his aspiring warhorses. He is founder of the Saint Lawrence Swordfighters Guild
John Woods, Scholler, OSMAC
John, after serving in the Canadian Armed Forces moved to Ottawa, where he discovered Western Martial Arts. In the fall of 2000, he met and began training with Anton Cvet. Since then, John helped to form the Ottawa Medieval Sword Guild in 2002, and has also developed an interest in making fourteenth century armour, leading to the creation of the Woods Armoury. John has developed a poleaxe training program for the Guild, and currently devotes his time to mounted combat training. John is one of the principles in the Ottawa School of Medieval Armed Combat which evolved out of the Ottawa Medieval Sword Guild and was formed in late 2011.
Academy of European Medieval Martial Arts
The arms of the Academy of European Medieval Martial Arts, organizers and defendants in this pas d'armes.
Banner Bearer: Carol McClary (AEMMA)
Ross Goodfellow, AEMMA
Ross has been a member of the Academy since October 2004 and had successfully achieved his scholler rank in October of 2005. Ross is also a videographer and talented musician, and does his own video production. He had created a number of DVDs of AEMMA's various events and past pas d'armes.
Gene Carney, AEMMA
Gene is a new recruit at the Academy having started his training early April 2011. He is an AV Technician at Humber College, and has volunteered to work with Ross on recording the event.
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ladies in waiting