The United Stuntmen's Association presents

THE INTERNATIONAL STUNT SCHOOL

The world's premier training for aspiring stunt performers.

Now in our 30th year!

Our proven program of fundamental and advanced techniques is the finest in the industry, giving participants from all nations the skills and knowledge to be successful stunt performers in film, television, and live action shows.

July 17 - August 5, 2023

Stunt Performer Course

Our three-week Stunt Performer Course is the ultimate foundational training for anyone wanting to work in the stunt industry. This comprehensive program, designed for both beginners and experienced alike, provides everything you need to know to get your career started, while improving and building on the abilities of current stunt professionals. 150 hours of detailed instruction cover fifteen essential skills for the working utility stunt performer:

Foot Falls & Rolls

Stair Falls

Western Combat

Martial Arts

Weaponry

Stunt Driving

Fire Burns

High Falls

Air Ram

Mini Tramp

Wire Work

Ratchet

Rappelling

Parkour

Acting the Action

July 17 - August 5, 2023

Aerial Intensive Course

Our three-week Stunt Performer Course is the ultimate foundational training for anyone wanting to work in the stunt industry. This comprehensive program, designed for both beginners and experienced alike, provides everything you need to know to get your career started, while improving and building on the abilities of current stunt professionals. 150 hours of detailed instruction cover fifteen essential skills for the working utility stunt performer:

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Our philosophy is simple — hire a team of diverse, passionate people and foster a culture that empowers you to do your best work.
David Boushey
Founder / Consultant

Founder of the United Stuntman's Association

Founder of the Society of American Fight Directors

Inductee into the Hollywood Stuntmen's Hall of Fame

Recipient of the Los Angeles Critics Award for Best Fight Choreography: 1981, 1985, 1991

Recipient of the Los Angeles Critics Award for Best Fight Choreography: 1981, 1985, 1991

One of Fourteen Fight Masters in North America

A 40 year professional career as a stunt coordinator and a stunt instructor throughout North America and Europe

Meet the Rest of Us

The following staff are determined by availability, as some may be working on films at the time of the courses.
Portrait of a man
Daniel Ford-Beavis
21 years of stunt coordination, performance, and teaching in Canada.

Fighting

Fire

High Falls

Driving

Wire

Portrait of a man
Chuck Johnson
Martial Arts / Wire
Lead CX at Wealthsimple. Former PagerDuty and Sqreen.
Portrait of a woman
Wadi Jones
Martial Arts / Mini-tramp / Air Ram / Wrecks / Driving
Lead CX at Wealthsimple. Former PagerDuty and Sqreen.