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Saturday, March 30 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kicking Ass in a Corset - Bartitsu for Ladies w/ Prof. Mark P. Donnelly

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This workshop will be an extensive introduction to this esoteric system of
self-defense specifically focused on (and limited to) ladies and gentlewomen.  Some of the techniques employed by Victorian ladies studying this art vary from those taught to their male counterparts.  Partly this was physical but also due to the differing nature of the physical threat and the variety of accessories with which she might be equipped/encumbered. In the Ladies session, therefore, will explore: grappling, savate, canne, parasol, fan, handbag, etc.

 

++HELD ON THE TERRACE (WEATHER PERMITTING)++


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Professor Mark P. Donnelly

Purveyors of Unique and Antique Walking Sticks, Canes, Cudgels, Umbrellas, Parasols, Brollies, Gamps, Bumbershoots, and En Tout Cas as well as antique accessories and oddities for discerning Ladies and Gentlemen.


Saturday March 30, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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