What You Will Learn In The Beginning Course
Each class will start with a warm up and stretch to help improve conditioning and flexibility. Warming up and stretching is important to help prevent injuries in any sport.
You will learn the basic rules of fencing as well as safety rules and the importance of protective gear.
Beginners will develop a basic vocabulary and learn the movements of fencing. The different weapons and history of fencing are explored. Skills are introduced and practiced with rotating partners. When beginners are ready they will bout with other students. All instruction is under the supervision of accredited instructors. Bouting will also teach the scoring of fencing competition.