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December 29, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Time Details:
no class 11/24, 12/29
Trinity Recreation Center
6040 New Design Road
Frederick, MD 21701
Fee: $230 city/ $240 non-city
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Fencing Basics 101

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Ages: 9+

Instructor: David Copeland

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. 

 *$35 glove purchase/RTF membership fee paid directly to instructor at the beginning of first class.

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