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Takedowns, ACROfights & ACROrapier with Guest Instructor Simone Belli

March 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - March 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm EST

$100.00 – $200.00

NYCSS is thrilled to welcome back guest instructor Simone Belli from Milan, Italy for 2 days of special seminars!


March 12, 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Haven’t you wanted to do the takedowns from your favorite Action movie? How many times have you been told to yourself … “if only I could do it myself?” It’s time to take the first step towards that goal!   What is a Takedown? A takedown is a technique that involves taking an opponent off-balance and bringing them to the ground (typically with the attacker landing on top). Takedowns are usually distinguished from throws by the forward motion and target of advancement (typically the legs). The techniques of movement control and techniques of BJJ, Grappling and Wrestling.

ACROfight: Fight like the superheroes do!

March 12, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Along with a warm up and pre-workout, this class will include acrobatic and acrobalance work to build a fight with all the flips and tricks of your favorite action films!

ACROrapier: Flying and Takedowns in Swordwork

March 13th, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Jared and Simone team up! Rapier is one of the most common weapons used in stage and screen combat. Now this class will combine those skills with the flight, flips and falls of ACROfighting to build a truly amazing and dynamic fight!

*These seminars can all be taken individually or together for a discounted price*

*All in-person training will follow NYCSS Covid Precautions and Protocols*

Simone Belli: A Bit About Our Guest Instructor

Simone Belli is a stunt performer and national manager on stage combat in FISAC (Italian Federation of Acrobatic & Choreoghraphed Sport) and Fight Choreographer. He regularly teaches stage combat Centro Teatro Attivo in Milan, Binario7 in Monza, Teatri Possibili, the Civic Academy of Dramatic Art “Nico Pepe” in Udine (where he received his diploma in theater in 2011), the MAT in Switzerland, and Independent Drama in London (where he teaches and trains his specialty: “takedowns”).

He constantly trains in BJJ, Krav Maga, Grappling, Stunts and Stage fight (following his Mentor Jared Kirby). Simone met Jared once in NYC and he changed Simone’s mode of thinking and what he was doing in a new, much better way. He works a lot in Milano and his own mode of teaching safe “takedowns” is growing.

Simone is certified in High Risk Firefighting, First Aid, PLE, Module A., PDI 3 cat., IRATA first level and BLSD and is a federal instructor of Krav Maga for Ares Defense Evolution, Tactical operator TAC1-2 and operator for Survival Military. He collaborates with theaters, television and film productions, with the utmost respect for safety regulations, dedicating the maximum of passion and professionalism.

Want to know more about Jared? Click Here!


*If you do not see the registration option you would like below, email us at nycstagecombat@gmail.com*


March 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm EST
March 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm EST
$100.00 – $200.00


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