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Introduction to Fencing for Beginners
An introduction to the sport of fencing; the history of the sport, a look at the three modern styles (Foil, Epee, and Sabre), and fun drills that teach basic concepts without the need for fencing gear!
118 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 72 learners
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In this course we will learn about the sport of Fencing and its history. In the first half of this class, students will learn about the History of Fencing, be exposed to the different parts of a fencer's equipment, the rules of the sport, and learn about the three modern fencing styles; Foil, Epee, and Sabre. For the last half Students will also learn fun drills and games that teach basic fencing principles of footwork, lunging, and parries that do not require any special equipment and can be...
At the end of this hour long class, students will have a basic familiarity with the sport of Fencing that will allow them to decide if future fencing lessons are right for them
The instructor has been teaching fencing and historical swordsmanship professionally for over 7 years, and has collaborated with junior Olympic and other competetive fencers to develop the basic principles of this class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class will require an open workout space (Students will be asked to lunge, take steps forward and backward, and fully extend their arms), proper footwear that provides traction (bare feet is acceptable indoors, no flip flops or smooth soled shoes), and adequate stretching beforehand and access to water if needed.
We will use real life examples of fencing gear and weapons
Sword fighter, living history actor, and educator
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
118 total reviews
76 completed classes
I have been sword fighting professionally for 7 years as an instructor, entertainer, and educator. I studied History at Southern New Hampshire University, and have performed on stage, film, tv, and in person all over the country! As an educator...