Vigny Walking stick method of self defense

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Sunday July 28, 2024 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am


In the early 1900’s Professor Pierre Vigny developed Canne Vigny, a devastating method of personal protection utilizing the common walking stick, the common everyday accessory at the time. This system became part of self defense systems, Bartitsu, La defense Dan la rue. This street proven method went on to be introduced by H. G. Lang to the Indian Police force in the 1930s as a core tenant of the training curriculum. This class will focus on the use of the walking stick, parasol or umbrella in practical situations based upon Vigny’s methods. Syllabus includes; stick drills, stick defense, stick vs stick and stick against various weapons. Required Gear Practice sticks provided but you may bring your own, non- hooked straight sticks/parasols preferred.


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