Regional Stage Combat Workshops

Regional Stage Combat Workshops are SAFD sanctioned 2-3 day events that afford students an opportunity to meet and study with a variety stage combat instructors and learn a variety of stage combat weapons techniques and skills in different locations around the country at various times of the year.

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Submit a workshop for SAFD Sanctioning!



The National Stage Combat Workshop

LA Tech in Ruston, Louisiana

3 Weeks - Typically July or August -

The Fight Directing Workshops

Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland

2.5 weeks - June -

Other Skills Proficiency Test WORKSHOPS

The Fredricksen Intensive

20 SPT Hours in 1 weekend. 

                  Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI

                 May -


Central Illinois Stage Combat Workshop

Full SPT WORKSHOP (2 full weapon SPTs and TFSC Firearms Safety Course)

                  Western Illinois University – Macomb, IL

                  3 Weeks - May/June -


REGIONAL WORKSHOPS currently sanctioned by the SAFD

Virginia Beach BASH Stage and Screen Combat Workshop

Regent University – Virginia Beach, VA

March - or Contact Michael Kirkland, Coordinator, at

A-Town Throw Down

                  Kennesaw State University – Kennesaw, GA

                  May - 

Brawl of America

                 Hamline University - St. Paul, MN

2 Days - May -


REGIONAL WORKSHOPS commonly sanctioned by the SAFD

New York Summer Sling

                  Pace University – New York, NY

3 Days - August -


Texas Intensive Workshop

                  University of Houston – Houston, TX

                  3 Days - Labor Day Weekend -


Lonestar Smash

                Booker T. Washington HS for the Performing & Visual Arts - Dallas, TX



Philadelphia Cheesesteak Workshop

                  University of the Arts – Philadelphia, PA

                  October -


The Tourist Trap

                  University of Central Florida  - Orlando, FL

                  February -


Virginia Beach Bash

                  Regent University – Virginia Beach, VA

                  March -


Lincoln Assassination

                  University of Lincoln-Nebraska – Lincoln, NE

                  March -


Cincinnati Cease and Desist Workshop

                  Northern Kentucky University – Newport, KY

                  March -


Louisiana Tech Stage Combat Workshop

                  Louisiana Tech State University – Ruston, LA

                  Easter Weekend -


Rumble in the Rockies

                  Denver Center – Colorado, CO


                  May -     

Upcoming Sanctioned Events