Gallowglass Academy, Inc.
Training, Tradition, Defence.....     Short classes and seminars
Upcoming Events
We cannot grant cash refunds within 4 weeks of uncancelled events.

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2014 Events

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 Women's Self Defense 

Tuesdays, April 15 & 22, 7-9 PM for a total of 4 hours
Oregon, IL Park District
You have the absolute right to defend yourself
Gallowglass Academy offers a 4-hour self defense class led by Association for Women’s Self Defense Advancement (AWSDA) members and Certified Instructor Allen Reed.

Class is open to women only, 14 and older.  Parent or legal guardian must accompany women under 18. 

Tuition for the class will be $40 for residents and $48 for non-residents. No martial arts experience or athletic ability necessary.  Wear comfortable workout clothes or street-wear.  Need-based scholarship assistance may be available – please ASK!

Preregister or request more info by contacting the Oregon Park Distrct at 815-732-3101.  


   May 10, 2014
Fighting with the Tomahawk

taught by Allen Reed
May 10, 2014    10am - 4pm
$50 until April 26; $75 thereafter and at the door
Sign Up Early - Space is Limited

Please Bring a Sack Lunch

Hosted by:
Macktown Living History Education Center
2221 Freeport Rd, Rockton IL

A close combat weapon favored by both Indian warriors and White settlers of the 18th and 19th centuries, the Tomahawk
represents the melding of European technology and weapon
systems with the Native use of the war club.

REQUIREMENTS: Participants should wear comfortable workout clothes, and should bring a belt or heavy sash and a Tomahawk with sheath or a 1-lb ball-peen hammer with a 16-18" wooden handle.  Protective eye wear is also required.

Gallowglass Academy suggests groin protection for men. Historical Interpreters and Reenactors of all stripes are encouraged to wear historical kit, and all participants should bring clothing appropriate for portions of the class to be held outside, weather permitting.

Send check or money order to:
     Gallowglass Academy, Inc.,
     P. O. Box 201, Leaf River, IL 61047-0201

or by Paypal: 
until April 26

...thereafter or at the door

Need more information? Please contact us!

Printable map to Macktown:

Handy flyer about this event you may have forgotten to download before.... ;)
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