Chaos Combat Intensive Renewals

Join us for the last 2 days of our 10-day intensive training to renew up to two SAFD weapon disciplines. All classes take place at Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, NY. (Only a $17 train from NYC - Metro North Train departing Grand Central at 7:47 AM on Thursday AM arrives in Pawling at 9:47 AM. Same train leaves Harlem/125th at 8:03 AM.)

Thursday, June 20th

  • 10:30am - 1pm: Refresh.
  • 2:30pm - 5:30pm: Choreo Session(s).
  • 7:30 - 9pm: Rehearsals

Friday, June 21st, 2019

  • 10am - 11am: Warm-Up/Rehearse.
  • 11am - Noon: Skills Test/Public Performance
  • Noon - 2pm: Master Class w/ FM Michael Chin

Theatrical Firearms Safety Certification Weekend

2-day hands on training in the safe handling and proper procedures for the use of theatrical firearms on stage and screen.

Saturday, June 22nd & Sunday, June 23rd, 2019.

  • 10am - 1pm: Morning Classroom Session.
  • 2:30 - 6:30pm: Afternoon Applications of Technique.


Stage Combat Renewal Opportunity in up to two weapons and  with Society of American Fight Directors Certified Teachers Robert Aronowitz & Jake Guinn.

  • Single Weapon Renewal - $225*
  • Two Weapon Renewals - $300*
  • Theatrical Firearms - $300**

*Price includes housing, meals and SAFD test fees.
**Theatrical Firearms carries a $35 test fee, to be paid separately.

Join us for the final weekend of our two week workshop in the Hudson Valley including training, lodging, breakfast and lunch each day. Some dinners are included. All weapons and materials will be provided. Personal stage combat weapons cleared by faculty are allowed. Fees payable via PayPal or Venmo.

Due to the intensive nature of this event, only a small number of spaces are available.

A two day theatrical firearms workshop will be hosted immediately following the Chaos Combat Intensive.

The daily breakdown and schedule will be as follows:
-Morning Session
-Afternoon Session
-Special Topics, Master Classes, Rehearsals.

*Move-in for Chaos Combat Intensive is on Sunday, June 9th, beginning at 3 PM. Move-in for Firearms Weekend is Friday, June 21st at 3pm.

*Two Day Theatrical Firearms event includes overnight lodging on Friday and Saturday, June 21st & 22nd.

All participants are invited to observe SAFD Skills Proficiency Test the morning of June 21st at 11 AM.


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page for additional info regarding travel, meals, what to pack, etc.



SAFD CT Robert Aronowitz


SAFD CT Jake Guinn