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Combat Courses, Classes and Training

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), our Burbank location has been shut down. Combat classes are canceled until the facility is allowed to open. Please keep an eye on this website and your emails for updates.

Combat Classes

Beginner Group Classes
2:00 – 3:00 pm Sundays
$20 per class
Registration must be made in advance. Space is limited.

Intermediate Group Classes
3:30 - 5:00 Sundays
$25-$30 per class
Registration must be made in advance. Space is limited.

One on One Private Lessons
Schedule by calling (818) 421-2926

Semi-Private Lessons (build a fight for your reel)
Scheduled by calling (818) 421-2926

Choreography, Training and Coaching for Film, TV and Stage
Schedule by calling (818) 421-2926

Enrollment / Registration

Registration must be made in advance. Space is limited.

(818) 421-2926


A deposit is required for reserving a class.

Cancellation of a Class
Please provide a 24 hour notice for class cancellation. Failure to show or give 24 hour cancellation will result in full payment in advance for any future classes.

Location: Swordplay at 416 South Victory Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502

About Your Instructor

Instructor Tim Weske has over 30 years of experience Training and coaching actors for film, television and stage.  He has choreographed thousands of fights and trained thousands of actors including Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman, Chris Pine and Paul Rudd just to name a few.

All classes and weekend intensive courses are designed for the beginning combat student.  You will learn how to look good and be safe on set and in auditions.

Don’t let the action stop when the fight begins, be ready.

Private Combat Lessons

Stage Combat Academy private lesson

Tim Weske has over 30 years of combat training and has created a system of movement that is unlike others. Understanding movement and problems that exist with students balance, tempo and many other little things that keep a student from reaching their full potential can only be learned by practical and ongoing study in the art of swordsmanship. The expertise Tim has in this area is unmatched by anyone.

Private lessons are held in his studio in Burbank. Lessons are available for groups or individuals. We can also come to you for training.

Tim is available to choreograph your project.

For more information and booking a time to meet please contact at

Fight Training Videos

Swordplay for Shakespeare
Pre-choreographed fight sequences for 8 of Shakespeare's most performed plays. Arranged by world famous fight and sword choreographer and trainer Tim Weske.

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