UK Chinese Sword Seminar May 2022

Sign up now for the 2022 Chinese Sword seminar with Scott Rodell

Brudenell Primary School, Welton Place, Leeds, LS6 1EW

Friday 13th May 6pm – 8pm  :  Saturday 14th May 9am – 5pm  :  Sunday 15th May 9am – 5pm

Over 18s Only

Friday Evening – Introduction to Chinese Sabre

Saturday/Sunday – Jianfa: Chinese straight sword, defensive techniques, cuts/thrusts, combinations, exercises and partner work.



All ages and abilities welcome, spare wooden jian (swords) will be made available for those without. If you have available please bring with you: solid wooden jian (and dao/sabre), protective gloves (HEMA/Lacrosse), Fencing/HEMA mask, other protective equipment e.g. jacket, arm protection, gorget/neck protection, leg protection. 

Training and exercises in Chinese Jian (straight sword) from the traditional Yang Family Tai Chi both the Michuan (Inside teachings) and the public systems.  There will be a focus on basic cutting and thrusting techniques, body mechanics and correct form. Following from this there will be practice of applications with partners, fixed step (in place) and with footwork.  There will also be some controlled free swordplay and there may be chance for some to choose to try some more competitive swordplay with additional protective gear.

Scott is a teacher with over 30 years of experience from teachers such as TT Liang, William CC Chen, and Wang Yen-Nien. He teaches seminars all over the world and is returning to the UK for the first time after the COVID pandemic.

If you are interested in attending please chose an option from the paypal link below to pay in full (either 1 day or full weekend) or the Go-Cardless link will allow you to spread the payment over 3 months with a little extra cost to cover processing.

Weekend cost: £150 paypal / 3 x monthly payments of £55

Single Day Cost: £80

If you need more information please contact Paul Andrews –


Use the button below to pay for the entire weekend via Direct Debit bank transfer £55 each month for 3 months