There would be a large empty sandpit with stadium seating around it.
There would also be training dummies off to the side.
A series of racks surrounds the arena, each filled with various wooden version of weapons spears, sword, maces, shields, etc.
*Samuel readies his shield at a slight angle, with the bottom edge facing slightly more towards his feet. This angle deflects the air that strikes his shield down into the ground, although it still knocks him back a few feet. He begins making his way towards Monti.*