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The New Zealand Stage and Screen Combat School
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Led by professional stunt people/tutors from The New Zealand Stage and Screen Combat School, you’ll learn how to wield a sword like a professional, so that you can safely and confidently perform sword fights in film fight sequences ...
NZSSCS 's industry professionals will teach you different dramatic sword combat techniques which will enhance your acting skill set. You'll also learn set etiquette and weapons safety protocols.

You'll analyse existing fight scenes to see how the professionals do it, and you'll discover how to use your body to tell a story physically. Discover how to use visual illusions and timing to safely perform sword combat manoeuvres.

Teaching artist

Teaching artist

NZ Stage Combat School TAPAC

The New Zealand Stage and Screen Combat School

Founded by Alexander James Holloway, The New Zealand Stage Combat School aims to deliver top quality training to performers and stage combat enthusiasts alike. After completing his BA HONS at East 15 drama school, Alexander worked on the West End and in London as a professional fight choreographer and or fighter for many years. Inspired by great films like Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit Alexander moved to New Zealand to share his expertise in Stage Combat and Alexander now teaches at some of the best theatres and drama schools in New Zealand.