The Tidewater Club

Join Us For Class

Locations and Schedule

Virginia Beach, VA

Information coming soon

Email: tidewater@ludosport.net

COVID-19 alert

Due to the ongoing pandemic, no classes are currently being held.

We apologize for the inconvenience and ask that you check back regularly for updates.

About us

The Tidewater Club was created when friends Erin Franklin and John Schares joined together during a transitional time in the U.S. and is the largest School in America. It is also the first to offer Course Y (an introduction to advanced forms including dual wielding and saberstaff) in the country.

Local Events

Events postponed due to COVID-19

National Events

Events postponed due to COVID-19

Meet our Instructors

Erin Franklin

Form I, Form II, Course Y

John “Pan” Schares

Form I, Form II, Course Y