Lead Instructor:  Master Dugan Hoffman - 5th Degree Black Belt


Cost:  $75 with FREE repeats

Maximum Class Size:  9


This is the place to start for beginners and anyone

without prior, formal knife training.




This class takes place indoors with practice knives provided by the instructor.


  • Knife Safety—foremost and always!

  • Fundamentals of knife handling

  • Multiple grips

  • Stances

  • Blocks

  • Strikes

  • Disarms

  • Drawing from concealment

  • Knife as a defensive weapon

  • Knive vs knife

  • Empty hand vs knife


The location of this course will be at located at Iron Society Gym near Dupont Rd and Lima Rd in Fort Wayne.  You will receive an email with directions.


  • Approximately 4 hours
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Background checks will be done on all registrants


For more information, please email FortWayneModernArnis@gmail.com