Founded in 1993, the Noble Blades are the resident stage combat troupe of the Reston

Community Players (Reston, Virginia) and the area's premier professionally trained, community theatre-based fight group. Our primary activities include providing workshops, demonstrations and fight choreography.

Members of the Noble Blades receive extensive schooling from certified teachers with the

Society of American Fight Directors. Weapon specialties include:

Unarmed Combat

Rapier and Dagger

Single Sword


Small Sword

Broadsword and Shield



The Noble Blades are committed to learning and presenting stage combat in an entertaining,

educational, historically accurate and safe manner. As part of the Reston Community Players,

we support their commitment to "a level of professionalism rarely aspired to in amateur