Chaos Combat Intensive

10-day intensive training with opportunity for certification in two SAFD disciplines.

Monday, June 10th - Friday, June 21st, 2019.

10am - 1pm, 2:30 - 5:30pm and occasional evenings 7:30 - 9pm
Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling, NY

Theatrical Firearms 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, 2:30 - 5:30pm


Register before May 1 and pay only $1175 for the Chaos Combat Intensive. $1325 includes 2-day Theatrical Firearms Event.

  • $250 Non-Refundable Deposit secures Early Bird Pricing before May 1.
  • Full amount must be paid by June 1.
  • Full cost of registration after May 1 -  $1400 with Theatrical Firearms,  $1250 without
  • Standalone Theatrical Firearms Workshop - $300

This two week workshop in the Hudson Valley includes 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 applicants will be accepted.

A two day theatrical firearms workshop will be hosted immediately following the Chaos Combat Intensive. Participants may add this on at a reduced cost or may register to attend it as a standalone event.

The daily breakdown and schedule will be as follows:
-Morning Session (Unarmed & Broadsword)
-Afternoon Session (Knife & Single Sword)
-Special Topics, Master Classes, Rehearsals.

Participants will select one weapon to study in each of the two sessions. There will be opportunity to test for certification in these two weapons with the Society of American Fight Directors on the last day of the workshop, Friday, June 21st. A $55 test fee will be assessed by the SAFD. Theatrical Firearms carries a $35 test fee, to be paid separately.

*Move-in for Chaos Combat Intensive is on Sunday, June 9th, beginning at 3 PM.

*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.

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SAFD CT Robert Aronowitz


SAFD CT Jason Paul Tate