Age: 9 and up Dates: Thursdays, 9/20/2018 to 12/13/2018 (no class 11/22) Thursdays, 1/3/2019 to 3/21/2019 Time: 6:30pm-7:45pm Location: Trinity Rec Center Instructor: David Copeland Fee: $210 city / $215 non city. Materials fee of $25 for glove purchas and your RTF membership due 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 acqyure 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. The use of fencing gear is provided for this class.