Learn the skills needed to perform extraordinary fights in ongoing classes which offer individualized training. Want a "crash course" instead? Enroll in a one to six week intensive course. Click above for details.
Get the training you need. Whether it's a knife fight for an upcoming film or swordwork for a Shakespeare production, we can get you ready! Jared offers training in unarmed, knife, longsword, sword & shield, axe, rapier, small-sword, sabre, short-sword, quarterstaff, spear, improvised weapons and much more.
For details on private instruction or weekend seminars click above.
Recently mentioned in the New York Times: "an expert in the Spanish and Italian rapiers, [Jared] works as a film and theater consultant, training actors and arranging dueling scenes." Read the full article and other press by clicking above.
Fights that excite an audience, define a character
and move a plot. Incorporate realistic violence into
your film, TV or stage production!
Jared Kirby has been involved in Western Martial Arts and Combat for Stage & Screen for nearly twenty years. He has trained across the US and Europe and has choreographed fights Off-Broadway, Nationally and in London.
He currently teaches fencing at SUNY Purchase and is a certified instructor through the Martinez Academy of Arms. Jared also has an ongoing Combat for Stage & Screen class in New York City.
He teaches a variety of workshops across the US and around the world including Canada, England, Scotland, Finland and Italy.