The Way of the Samurai:
Sword Workshop for Screenfighting
ISA Instructor: Bertan Berber
The International Stunt Academy offers an exciting and unique 3-day Sword Workshop aimed at helping you to rapidly explore and develop your sword work, adding authenticity to your skills as a Samurai / Japanese Warrior.
Bertan is one of The ISA's Weapons Specialists and our
in-house instructor of Sword work for Screen fighting.
Bertan's Background with the Katana includes:
During this course you will learn and practice the ways of the Samurai, gathering essential etiquette and learning useful techniques before you progress into learning our looping choreo's. Finally you'll screen fight your way through a Previs before we film a sequence. After the course you'll recieve an edited short film you can put online and add to your Stunt Reel / Acting Reel.
This course issues you with an ISA Certificate of Completion.
To book please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Schedule (9am - 5pm with breaks for lunch and refreshments)
• Morning Class. Etiquette & Basics (Stance, Footwork, Grips, Cuts, Blade direction, Intention),
• Afternoon Class. Strikes & Cuts, Footwork & Stance. Blocks & Evasions
• Morning Class. Basics Redux. Applied Screenfighting for Diverse Camera Angles
• Afternoon Class. Acting & Choreography
• Morning Class: Final Previs
• Afternoon Class: Filming, wrap up and departure
Course Fee: 4,990 NOK / 435 Euro / 370 GBP
1. Bank Transfer
2. Vipps til: #616060 International Stunt Academy
Accommodation @ The ISA:
Self Catering Accommodation is available at The ISA @ 350 Nok per night, per person. This is for a single room with own private wash room. Cooking can be done in a shared kitchen.
Hotels and AirBnB are available nearby. Talk to us for recommendations.