Let's explore why taking on 'Norway's toughest education' shouldn't ever feel scary, and also why studying at The International Stunt Academy can be such a powerful experience for students, both personally and professionally.
Rappelling, also known as abseiling, is a technique used to descend steep slopes or cliffs using a rope and specialized equipment. It is a popular activity for adventurers, climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Learning the correct technique and equipment is essential to ensure your safety during the activity.
At The International Stunt Academy we work with mind and body. We don't just teach you how to perform a stunt or activity. We also help you with ways to mentally prepare and condition for it too.
If you study the habits of successful people there's something you will come across time after time ... they wake up early. But why, and what 3 things can you learn from this to supercharge your performance?
We could write 5 books on this and only scratch the surface, but check out these 2 super short protocol lists, one from a shooting range and one from an armourer. Can you spot the differences? In stunt work we never assume...
The decision to pursue higher education is a significant investment of time, effort, and money. Many students enter universities or academies with the expectation that they will graduate with a guaranteed job or a successful career. However, this is not always the case. Lets take a moment to consider why, and why any students should confront an honest truth...
Martial arts have been around for thousands of years and have developed into numerous styles across different regions of the world. Each style has its unique origin, characteristics, and benefits.
As a student of the International Stunt Academy you will learn elements of many different styles. So, we wrote this guide to breakdown of some of the most popular martial arts styles, their origins, their key features and also some of their most famous practitioners.
The International Stunt Academy has a dedicated training programme. We encourage all students to embrace this as it is different from traditional Gym workouts and it has been created from years of study and experience of working with the best professionals in all disciplines.
Sword fighting has been a staple of action movies for decades, providing audiences with thrilling action sequences, epic battles, and larger-than-life characters. From swashbuckling pirates to legendary samurais, there have been countless movies that have captured the art and beauty of sword fighting. In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the best sword fighting movies of all time, as voted for by some off the best sword fighters and instructors today!
'Action Actors' are a unique breed within the world of acting. This doesn't mean they are any better or any worse than other types of actors, but it is a specialism ... lets explore why that is?
If you're a student interested in pursuing a career in stunts or acting, choosing the right school FOR YOU is crucial. This article seeks to help clarify the difference between different types of providers
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in sports, especially those that involve jumping, cutting, and quick changes of direction. It is also the most common we see in Stunt Training and Performance. So, here's a quick guide to Ankle Sprains and how you can train to prevent them.
"We are not in the Danger Business, we are in the Safety Business"
- Gavin Martin. Coordinator @ The International Stunt Academy
Some guidance for aspiring stunt people to help you improve your approach to risk assessment and safety measures in your stunt training and performance:
Are you considering choosing a Stunt School to train with? Read this first. Whether you choose The ISA or anyone else, we would prefer YOU have the best experience and gain the most value for your money. We hope this article helps to inform your choice.
For aspiring Action Actors and Stunt Performers, there is no better place more dedicated to the art, craft and science than The International Stunt Academy. And, what sets this academy apart is the caliber of its teachers, including Hollywood legend Eric Roberts and his wife, Eliza Roberts.
The International Stunt Academy is proud to offer a comprehensive guide to the basics of horse stunts for all aspiring stunt riders.
Horse stunts are a thrilling and dynamic aspect of equestrian sports that require precise timing, coordination, and a deep understanding of horse behavior and movements. Whether you're a seasoned rider or just starting out, the following tips will help you get started with horse stunts and lay the foundation for a successful career in this exciting discipline.
The International Stunt Academy is dedicated to providing its students with the best training in a variety of skills, and swordfighting is no exception. In this article, we'll cover the basics of swordfighting to give you a taste of what you can expect to learn at the Academy.
'Kali sticks', also known as 'Escrima', are one of the primary weapons used in the Kali style of martial arts. This deadly art form originates from the Philippines and has been around for centuries. In this article, we will explore the history of Kali sticks, their usage, and their main purpose.
While The ISA specialises in training Stunt Performers and Action Actors, we always recommend some general study and classes to improve the craft and learn the history, foundations and origins of the most common acting techniques. It's also why our Diploma course starts with the basics. Each has a long history and a purpose. Versatile actors will arm themselves with many different methods and techniques to ensure they can deliver the best possible performance.
This blog os co-authored by The ISA Team