Greetings to all you folks here on the WMA board. This is a part of the forum that I don't frequent all that often, so if I seem utterly uninformed and totally nooibsh, it's because I am! I've recently started to feel an inkling of interest in checking out some WMA weapons training, but I really haven't the foggiest idea of what to look for. As the history and tradition of the WMA are markedly different than those of the martial arts I'm used to, I was hoping to get a little bit of insight from some WMA MAP'ers. I've done a bit of preliminary research, and one interesting place I've found here in town is called Academie Duello. Has anyone heard anything about this school, or know if it's any good? Like I said, I don't really know the first thing about what to look for in a WMA school...what kind of facilities should I expect? And what makes a WMA instructor "qualified"? I know that my best bet is to go down and check the school out, which I definitely plan on doing, but having an idea of what I should be looking for (and trying to avoid!) would be a great asset to go in with. Also, are there any other schools anyone knows of in my area that would be worth checking out? Thanks in advance! Advice and opinions would be very much appreciated!