Historical European Martial Arts
Structured Classes
Course Content
Historical Texts

Practice Locations

Southern California (SoCal)
Thursday evenings, 7:30-11pm.

New Session Begins 8/21
This session start in particular is an excellent entry point for new students.

Physical Fitness, 7:30-8p

Section 1, 8-9p Becoming a Better Martial Artist - Instructor: Gary Chelak
Peeling back the layer of HEMA study this class targets the practitioners themselves, supporting overall success in martial studies. Class exercises are constructed around highlighting one element at a time and improving it.


Founded in 2000, TSD exists to research, study & teach historical european martial arts.

The Tattershall School of Defense is dedicated to the study of historical armed and unarmed combat. With branches in Arizona, California, Texas, Washington and other areas, the membership of the School not only study but disseminate information on this discipline.