The BADC is proud to be the longest established Stage Combat organisation in the UK. Over the years the BADC has enjoyed international recognition as a provider of excellence in teaching quality, curriculum design and assessment rigour.
We are dedicated to advancing of the art of dramatic combat in all forms of performance media. The Academy works hard to raise the standards of dramatic combat safety, performance and teaching within the industry.
We train teachers and examiners
We hold regular fight workshops
We provide examiners for BADC certifications
Our teachers offer courses for all levels of experience
Under a BADC certified instructor, actors can train to achieve all levels of qualification in dramatic combat. The BADC Standard (Level 1) qualification is regarded as the industry benchmark in dramatic combat proficiency. Training beyond Standard continues through a series of higher qualifications in a range of specialised weapon systems.