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Student Resources


The SAFD is the nation's largest organization dedicated to the study and training of performed violence for the stage.  MN is part of the Mid-America region, and as such our regional representative is Aaron Preusse.  If you have any questions involving stage contact training opportunities, or how the SAFD operates, etc you can contact him at MARegRep@SAFD.org

Society of American Fight Directors

Theatrical weapons maintenance/rental services, plus choreography provided by Dave Schneider.

Northern Edge Armory

Minneapolis-based theatrical company focused on producing new works featuring fight choreography.

Six Elements Theatre


Minneapolis-based producers of medieval weapons based on surviving museum pieces.  They produce some of the finest quality replica swords on the market, including blades appropriate for stage combat on request.

Arms and Armor


Local instructor Aaron Preusse's stage combat teaching/choreography business.

The Fake Fighting Company


Chicago-based supplier of industry-standard stage combat weaponry owned by SAFD Certified Teacher Neil Massey

Rogue Steel Armory