August 4, 2022
Trinity Recreation Center
6040 New Design Road
Frederick, MD 21701
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Instructor: David Copeland
*$30 for glove purchase and a $30 RTF membership fee paid directly to instructor at the first class.
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 foil, and a basic understanding of the rules. From the first lesson and
onward through the class, beginners will also acquire a 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. Fencing gear is provided for this class.