At Halberstadt, beginning classes are designed to give you the basics of fencing, such as footwork and holding the saber, understanding right-of-way, and basic offense and defense actions.During the 8-week course, you’ll be introduced to all of the equipment. You’ll learn basic footwork, including the advance, retreat and lunge; basic offense, including direct attacks and indirect attacks; and basic defense, including parries and ripostes. In addition to the hands-on portion of the class, you’ll also be introduced to the concept of right-of-way, which is essential to scoring touches in saber.
Your coach will teach simple tactics and strategies to get you fencing almost immediately and you’ll hone your new skills over the 8 weeks.
At Halberstadt, it’s never too late to start fencing! If you’re ready to try it, use our contact form to register for the next class session!
|Class Session: 8 weeks (2 months) @ 1 class per week
Fee: $200.00 (or $100.00/month)
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