1st International Pugilism Symposium

Details and enrollment are now available for the first International Pugilism Symposium, to be hosted by the Gallowglass Academy at the Clock Tower Resort in Rockford, Illinois, USA. The symposium will run between May 30-31, 2015.

A top-notch range of British and American instructors will offer intensive seminars in aspects of historical pugilism (pre-Queensberry Rules boxing) as both sport and self-defence, including:

Saturday May 30

8:45 AM – Opening Remarks and Introductions.
9:00 AM – Pugilism 101: Focus on the Fundamentals w/ Tim Ruzicki
10:30 AM – Power Generation via Dempsey’s Method w/ Ken Pfrenger
Noon – 1:30 PM – Lunch, discussion about the history of pugilism with all instructors
1:30 PM – The Cross Counter w/ Martin “Oz” Austwick
3:00 PM – Punch Him in the Face, Throw Him on His Head Part I w/Kirk Lawson
4:30 PM – Classes end for the day

Sunday, May 31

9:00 AM – Chancery w/Martin “Oz” Austwick
10:30 AM – Punch Him in the Face, Throw Him on His Head Part II w/Kirk Lawson
Noon – 1:30 PM – Lunch Break
1:30 PM – The Geometry of Pugilism w/ Tim Ruzicki
3:00 PM – Russian Fisticuffs w/Ken Pfrenger
4:30 PM – Closing Remarks

See this website for all details and enrollment!

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