Fencing Basics Ages: 9 and up Dates: Thursdays, 3/22 to 6/7 Time: 6:30pm-7:45pm Location: Trinity Rec Center Instructor: David Copeland Fee: $235 city / $240 non city
Fee includes $25.00 glove purchase and yourR RTF membership. This class will cover the history of the sword, as it relates to fencing, dueling, and the beginnings of the sport. Students will also get a basic understanding of the rules. From the first lesson and onward through the class, beginners will also aquire basic understanding of proper footwork, blade work, form, and function. Students will also have the opportunity to fence using the same style of electronic equipment used in the modern Olympic Games. The use of fencing gear is provided for this class.