We work to achieve our mission with the following primary offerings:
(Please see the Programs page for a full listing of all available programs)
A variety of quality historical interpretive programs for schools studying Medieval and Renaissance history, Arthurian literature and legend, or topics of leadership, ethics, and character, including:
Offering Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) programs to teach the Medieval art of sword combat as a means of understanding and practicing the principles of chivalry and personal honor, including:
Chivalry Today’s historical interpreters pursue their knowledge of life in medieval and Renaissance times through independent study in museums, reading academic journals, and consultations with respected historians.
They bring a wealth of knowledge, and share a passion for teaching and a sincere commitment to imparting the ideals of the code of chivalry to a new generation.
Chivalry Today’s founder and director, Scott Farrell, is an experienced actor and published author. His articles on matters of history, Arthurian legend and the ideals of chivalry have appeared in many publications, including Renaissance Magazine, Chivalry Sports, Men Today, Military History, Police Magazine, Tournaments Illuminated, and Word San Diego.
He has also written as a contributing editor for the books Living A Life Of Value (VOW Press, 2006) and Martial Arts And Philosophy (Open Court Press, 2010).
His work on stage includes leading roles in productions of Camelot, The Music Man, Oklahoma!, and The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s comedy The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged).