go from clumsy beginner to graceful fencer in 20 minutes a day



I have personally been training with swords for 30+ years and there is one thing I did not appreciate when I started, but am grateful for now: my fencing coach insisted on focusing on footwork.

All I wanted to do was hit people with swords, but no, we had to do footwork drills first.

And I am so glad that she did insist. It laid the foundation for my swordsmanship career.

I took that approach with me when I branched out into other martial arts, and historical fencing: getting the movements mechanically correct and fluid has made me a much better swordsman, and prevented many kinds of injuries.

Learning these foundations will certainly improve your longsword skills. It doesn’t take much time, and it makes all the difference. If you want to run rings round your opponents, here’s how.

As with all physical skills, results will take some time, but probably less than you expect. I usually see noticeable results in students within the first class, and a general improvement in their ability to move within the first month.


Let Me Help You Move Gracefully

This class teaches you how to practice Fiore dei Liberi’s footwork actions, so you can
 – Move more confidently
 – Strike with more power
 – Get to the right place at the right time.

All for less than the cost of an in-person class.

I know what you’re probably thinking right now.

Sure, it sounds great, but why can’t I try to learn this on my own?

Well, you can. But it took me decades of research, experiment, and training to get this right. Why spend time re-inventing the wheel?

I’ve Been Doing This For 30 Years And I've Learned A Lot Along The Way. I Wish I’d Had Access To Classes Like This When I Started.

But back in the ‘90s there were no Fiore scholars publishing their research and training methods. I had to do it the hard way, learning Italian, wrestling with the manuscript, working through possible interpretations over and over, travelling to meet other Fiore enthusiasts to share ideas, until I finally got it right.

Then I had to figure out how to actually train that interpretation, to learn to move instinctively the way I think Fiore did.

I’ve created this class to save you that time and effort.

If You Have Some Space to Move In, You Can Develop Your Longsword Footwork At Home

I’ve created my Longsword Footwork Class to be very approachable:
… even if you’ve never picked up a sword.
… even if you prefer training with an in-person coach.
… even if you think you can learn this all on your own.

This class is easy to follow along with, and you can do it in your living room – whenever you want.

Imagine What It Would Be Like To...

–  Spend just minutes practicing properly, rather than months trying to learn the proper techniques.
–  Feel strong and confident on your feet.
–  Miss fewer striking opportunities because your feet let you down.
–  Avoid joint pain and soreness after training.
–  Feel like your training is progressing and you’re literally stepping in the direction of mastery.

You can have all of these things with my Longsword Footwork class.

How Do I Know Longsword Footwork Works?

I’ve been refining this class for years, and have taught the same principles and practices to hundreds of students in person, and watched them transform into better fencers.

I use the exact same approach in my own training.

The class encapsulates decades of research, training, and hard work.

Why are you going to love my Longsword Footwork Class? It will:
 –  Save you hours of wasted time trying to learn everything on your own
 –  Make you feel stronger and more confident on your feet
 –  Improve your fencing by improving your ability to get to the right place
     at the right time
 –  Allow you to practice in your own time at your own pace
 –  Help you properly recover so you can train for years to come

But don’t just take my word for it…

Here's What My Students Have To Say...

Andrew Lawrence-king


Guy’s approach, as one would expect from a martial artist, is thoroughly ‘down to earth’ and 100% practical, first sharing some quickly effective and easily acquired basic skills, and then guiding you through deeper experiences.


Since I don't have a HEMA club near me, these online courses have been very helpful in guiding my friend and I as we begin practicing together. The videos are very conversational and feel much like being in an actual class where Guy explains the theory behind what he's doing as he's demonstrating it

David tehan

matthew hooper


I return to material I've watched constantly to learn, and to learn how to teach. An invaluable resource for any HEMA student and coach. Could not recommend more highly.

With My Longsword Footwork Class, You'll Get:

The SAME techniques that I use and teach my students in-person.

On-demand training material. Train when and where you want.

Decades of research and development encapsulated in one easy to follow class.

Peace of mind that you are learning and implementing the correct techniques to excel in your training.

But that’s not all…

Join The Longsword Footwork Class Now and Get These FREE Bonuses!

BONUS #1: Knee Maintenance Course

Health first, always. Good training is good for you, and for most students that starts with taking care of their legs. There’s a saying in sports “you’re only as good as your knees”. Whatever condition your knees are in now, this course will help you get them in better shape, and keep them that way for as long as possible.

BONUS #2: Fencing Theory eBook

This 30 page eBook covers Fencing theory which is the intellectual, abstract structure that fencers use to describe, define, and explain their art.

BONUS #3: Access To The Swordschool Discord Group

Join the Swordschool Discord group and join a helpful and supportive community of swordsmanship enthusiasts.

It’s a great place to meet new people, get help and advice and learn directly from me and some of my top students.

BONUS #4: $100 Off Coupon Fundamentals: Footwork course

If this Longsword footwork class sparks an interest in footwork training, you’ll love the Fundamentals: Footwork course.

BONUS #5: Longsword Mechanics eBook

This 100+ page eBook goes into depth and detail regarding Fiore’s Longsword footwork, guards, and strikes. It includes images, transcription and translation of the original text, as well as links to video clips of all the actions. 

This Package Is An Incredible Bargain.

So why am I giving away so much material for free?

It’s simple. I’m sure that using these materials will make you a better longsword fencer, and a better martial artist. 

A rising tide lifts all boats- your improvement is part of raising the game for the whole swordsmanship community. There are all sorts of knock-on benefits for everyone.

And in these troubled times, most people have to be very careful with their money. So I want to make sure that you have access to the materials you need, at a price you can afford.


If not now, then when? You’ve made it this far so I know you’re interested in improving your footwork. I’m not sure how long I’ll be offering this class at this price with all of the special bonuses, so do join us now.

100% Risk-Free Guarantee All of this for just a one-time payment of $25 and, if you're unhappy I'll send you a stress-free refund.


Do I need any special equipment to participate in this Class?

No, this class is designed for you to be able to practice in your living room with no equipment at all.

what if I have never practiced any type of swordsmanship?

Not a problem! This course is a great introduction to the art and will help you get started in a safe and effective way.

if I get stuck can I get help?

Yes, if you are having trouble then you can talk to me and your fellow students in the discord or email me directly.


In the unlikely event that you are unhappy with your purchase, just drop me an email and I’ll refund your order, no questions asked.

Hi, I'm Guy Windsor

I look forward to sharing my expertise with you! I've been training martial arts for 30 years and teaching the Art of Arms full-time since founding The School of European Swordsmanship back in 2001. I've written numerous classic books about the art of swordsmanship which helped me obtain my PhD in recreating historical martial arts from Edinburgh University. I spend my days teaching students in-person and online about the things that I'm most passionate about and I can't wait for you to be a part of it!

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Instant and lifetime access to my longsword footwork class that will teach you how to move like a graceful master

BONUS Knee Maintenance course so you can recover properly after your training and minimalize the risk of injury

BONUS Fencing Theory eBook to give you a broader perspective on how swordsmanship systems are organized

BONUS Longsword Mechanics eBook This 100+ page eBook goes into depth and detail regarding Fiore’s Longsword footwork, guards, and strikes

BONUS Access to the Swordschool discord group so you can surround yourself with people trying to achieve the same goals that you are

BONUS $100-off coupon for my Fundamentals: Footwork course. If this Longsword footwork class sparks an interest in footwork training, you’ll love the Fundamentals: Footwork course.

All of this for just a one-time payment of $25 and, if it's not for you I'll send you a stress-free refund.