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The BADC is proud to be the longest established Dramatic 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; stage combat, screen combat, motion capture and voiceover. 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.

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