Bartitsu Workshop: "Learn to Fight Like Sherlock Holmes!"

Photograph: The Keystone Academy of Dueling and Swordsmanship

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Sherlockians can get schooled on Victorian-era self-defense at this workshop led by professor Mark P. Donnelly. This amalgam of Eastern and Western boxing techniques helped Sherlock Holmes defeat foes and could potentially be useful clearing a path along Manhattan's overcrowded sidewalks. You won’t have to sacrifice fashion, either—the course includes instruction on how to use walking sticks, parasols and other accessories against a would-be assailant.



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