MEMBERSHIP

ASCA's members are the lifeblood of the association. ASCA was created by stage combatants for the betterment of the art form in Australia.

By becoming a member of ASCA you are helping to keep combatants nationwide safe. You help keep ASCA at the cutting edge of stage combat and teaching techniques. Your membership assures that stage combat continues to evolve to suit the needs of the Australian entertainment industry.

 

But it's not all what you do for ASCA. Being a member gets you:

 

  • Access to various closed ASCA documents of research and information regarding Stage Combat history and development.

 

  • Access to specialised support and training.

 

  • Grants you constant direct contact, communication and support of any ASCA Management Committee staff.

 

  • Entitles you to a vote on any and all topics and referendums pertaining to the ASCA Policies and Procedures Framework, including documents such as the association’s: Rules & Regulations, Code of Conduct, Business Procedures and Management Committee personnel changes throughout the year.

 

ASCA has several levels of membership, from those who've never picked up a sword, to those who wish to devote their life to the study of the art form.

MEMBERS
BENEFITS

Members CV/Bio Page

COMING SOON

Members Only Page

COMING SOON

 

Free Casual Class

The Action Acting Academy offers
‘One free Casual Class’
per yearly membership payment

Directory of Industry Contacts

Members have access to a list of ASCA approved Stunt Coordinators, Weapons and Armour suppliers, etc.

Fight Direction & Choreography Discounts

For any show that has an ASCA Member in the cast, and uses an ASCA Fight Director. 

  • 5% discount on choreography fees if there is an ASCA member anywhere in the cast.
     

  • 10% discount on choreography if an ASCA Member is a principal performer of Stage Combat within that show. 
     

  • Conditions apply: Only ‘one’ discount per show. Does not extend to weapons rental.

Discount on ASCA T-shirts

Pay for Three Year’s Membership, Get One Year Free

ASCA Membership is ‘Tax Deductible

  • Associate Member

    1 Year - $15

    3 Years - $40

    A dues paying member of ASCA who does not hold Combatant certification or any otherrank within the association, and may reside anywhere in the world. Associate Level Membership must be renewed each year and does not allow the individual the right to vote on association matters.

  • Combatant

    1 Year - $25

    3 Years - $65

    Membership at this level is open to any individual, this includes non-certified individuals as well as anyone who has completed and passed all current requirements under the ASCA system at either the Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Level.Combatant Level Membership needs to be renewed each year and allows the individual one vote on association matters. It is not compulsory for individuals to be members of ASCA to hold Basic Certification, however it is compulsory to hold certification at all other levels.

  • Certified Stage Combat Instructor

    1 Year - $35

    3 Years - $95

    A member of ASCA who has completed the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Levels of certification and has completed and passed all current requirements under the ASCA system at either the Level 1, Level 2 or Full Instructor level. Instructor Level Membership needs to be renewed each year and allows the individual one vote on association matters.

    An ASCA Instructor is required to continue to expand the breadth of their skills and knowledge through additional research and training and may be restricted in duties if they do not meet these requirements.

  • Fight Director

    1 Year - $45

    3 Years - $125

    A member of ASCA who has completed the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Levels of certification, has fulfilled and passed all the requirements of the ‘Certified Stage Combat Instructor’ Certification Level and fulfilled and passed all the requirements of the ‘Fight Director’ Certification Level. Certification at this level allows the holder to teach the ASCA Basic, Intermediate Advanced, Instructor and Fight Director curriculums, and is valid for as long as the individual remains a Member of ASCA. As per the ASCA ‘Code of Conduct’ and ‘Strategic Business Plan’, each ASCA Instructor and Fight Director is required to continue to expand the breadth of their skills and knowledge through additional research and training and may be restricted in duties if they do not meet these requirements.

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