stage combat [steyj-kahm-bat]
1.A specialized technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. It is employed in live stage plays as well as operatic and ballet productions. The term is also used informally to describe fight choreography for other production media including film and television. It is a common field of study for actors and dancers and is closely related to the practice of stunts.
EX. This...this is why you never watch something in slow motion. It reveals the faultiness of poor stage combat. At least no one was hurt. Except for Boba Fett. But screw dat guy.