This Week in Bartitsu:

Bartitsu Study Group (no instructor): 8pm-10pm every Wednesday
Ongoing Bartitsu class: 3pm-5pm every Saturday.

Friday, 11 August:
7pm-10pm Open Floor with Bartitsu focus. Free for members, come for extra time sparring in any of our formats: jujitsu, unarmed striking, stick; or review your drills and exercises for better mastery.

Saturday, 12 August:
All levels will review fundamentals:

  • Outward wrist lock
  • Arm bar
  • Come-along hold
  • Figure-four takedown
  • Back-heel throw

Green Sash will review of all jujitsu lessons:

  • Head locks, neck cranks and escapes
  • Lever throw and scooping ankle throw
  • Collar and Elbow tactics

Blue Sash will review all jujitsu categories:

  • Hip throws: Major hip throw, shoulder throw, drop throw
  • Other takedowns: Spring hip throw, scissors takedown, sacrifice throws
  • Locks and holds: lock flow, kimura, and head cradle takedown

The ongoing class will also focus on the transition to a cooperative study group, how best to support each other and encourage those with less experience, and time management.


The Bartitsu program at Academie Duello is currently closed to new enrolment, as it will be transitioning to a study group. Any member of Academie Duello on any monthly plan who has previously taken the Bartitsu Fundamentals course can join the Bartitsu study group.

For more on our classes, visit the Lessons page. For reading outside of class, check out the Fight Like a Gentleman Blog.