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Instructor Marco Rubboli – Sidesword and Dagger


In 1994 he attends a foil course at CUSB Scherma in Bologna, then sabre with M. Preziosi and later with M. Bimbi from 1994 to 2000. In 1995 he left Accademia di Scherma Tradizionale, to be elected member of the Board of Associazione di Scherma Antica Triskell.Marco

In 1995 and 1996 he teach Historical fencing for Compagnia Storica Borgo del Diavolo, being elected member of the Board of that society. In 1996 he’s been elected member of the Board of FISAS (Federazione Italiana Scherma Antica e Storica).

In 1996 together with Luca Cesari, Domenico Giannuzzi and others he founded the society Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo, dedicated to the precise and fililogical study of Historical Fencing treatises.

From 1997 he teaches regularly Historical fencing for Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo in Cesena, and from 2000 in Rimini.

He also taught in technical international seminars: HEMAC-Dijon in 2002 and Dreynevent 2004

He has taught the following techniques: single sword, sword and round target, sword and dagger sword and cloak, sword and buckler, two hands sword, sword and tower shield, two swords, sabre, partesan, pike, long pike, spiedo, azza, ronca and halberd, partesan and round target, dagger, Spanish navaja , Argentine esgrima criolla, dagger and cloak and similar, unarmed defence against the dagger, techniques of Greek-Roman, Ancient Greek Pygme (boxing) and Pix-Lax (kick boxing). He taught  techniques form Dei Liberi, Marozzo, Manciolino, Anonimo Bolognese,, Di Grassi, Anonimo Riccardiano, Altoni, Vendrell y Eduart.

In 2009 he obtains the top technical title for the main Italian sport promotion entity UISP, and is elected National Referee for Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Fencing, he is still in charge up to the present day.

In 2011 at the Accademia Nazionale di Scherma in Naples he obtains the title of Istruttore Nazionale of Historical Fencing;

In 2013 he obtains the title of Istruttore Regionale (First level) of Olimpic Fencing;

From  2014 he’s member of the Working Group on Historical Fencing of the Italian Fencing Federation.