This workshop will teach you all about the basics of Bartitsu just as it was done in the Victorian era. Bartitsu is the name given to the martial art that was used in the Sherlock Holmes stories. It incorporates the use of a walking stick as self-defence mixed with close combat techniques, and has been slowly making a comeback since 2002. You will learn how to correctly handle a stick and the basic techniques for attack and defence. Come discover for yourself the mystery of Bartitsu.
The instructor is usually Jim Sephton who has been teaching for ten years. You will spend two hours with the instructor learning the different techniques, it will include a short safety brief at the start which is included in the time.
You will need to have a general level of fitness in order to participate in this experience. This experience is not suitable for pregnant women.
The minimum age is 18 years old.
This experience is available Monday to Sunday, throughout the year.