Unarmed Actor Combatant Basic Training Course
+Optional ADC Certification
Basic Unarmed Actor Combatant
*Registration now at 25% capacity
Feb 10th — May 5th
11am — 2pm
Certification (Optional) 50$
*Makeup classes may be arranged based on instructor discretion and availability.
**NO CLASSES BOOKED for Family Day & Easter weekends
— This in-depth course will cover unarmed combat technique for Film, tv & stage. There will be a strong emphasis on safe and effective combat systems and will be taught over a 12-week period with exceptional instructors.
The course is overseen by Stunt Coordinator/ADC Master Instructor John Stead with course instructors:
-Steve Wilsher (Stunt Coordinator/ADC Master Instructor)
-Anita Nittoly (Stunt Performer/ADC Instructor)
-Geoff Scovell (Stunt Performer/ADC Instructor)
The opportunity to adjudicate for Basic Actor Combatant certification will be offered at the end of the 12 weeks for students who wish to try for this achievement.
— Combat Terminology
-Combat safety terminology
-Theatrical Combat Concepts Stance
Offensive techniques of (contact / non contact):
— Falls / Slips
Who should attend this course:
This course caters to motivated individuals who are interested in developing unarmed combat skills specifically designed for FILM & TV as well as the stage. This 36 hour course is unique in both its content and its structure which allows students to retain more of what they learn due to ongoing revision, repetition and high level instruction.
-An actor looking to add a valuable and unique skill set to your resume
-An athlete, dancer or physically inclined person looking to build the basics required for stunt performers
-Background performers looking to build skills needed for SSE gigs
-Individuals looking to develop better timing and coordination while learning a new skill
Though Optional we recommend certification for the following individuals:
-Those who wish to attended an intermediate course in the future
-Those who wish to pursue professional careers in stunts
-Those who wish to work towards becoming stage combat instructors
-Ongoing & Structured Training
— Practical knowledge
— CERTIFIED Instructors are also working professionals in FILM & TV
-Internationally recognized certification through the Academy of Dramatic Combat (OPTIONAL)
-Program developed, supervised and adjudicated by Film & TV Director / HBO Stunt Coordinator John Stead.
For Insurance Purposes ALL students must create an account wit us. for payment a CC may be used online or
E Transfer may be sent to [email protected]
Hope to see you there!