The Art and Science of Defence: 17th, 18th & 19th-century English martial arts.
N.B. This site is currently undergoing a redesign and the new one can be found here.
The Linacre School of Defence was founded in Oxford in 1999 and offers an integrated martial arts system, soundly based on historical Western combat manuals.
BFHS certified and insured instructors.
Classes are currently held at from 8pm to 10pm on Thursdays all year round at the University Club, and from 6pm to 7pm on Monday evenings in the same place. Longer but less frequent sunday seminars are organised as required. For more information please refer to the timetable.
Prospective members should contact the LSD before attending their first class.
email: enquiries @ sirwilliamhope.org