Classes

 
 

Fencing- An Introduction to Foil

Instructor: Robert Martinez

This 8-class basic foil fencing course designed to take the beginner into the rules and convention of foil fencing with emphasis on footwork, blade work safety and most importantly FUN!  Each class begins with warm up exercises, footwork drills, followed by blade work practice and ending with supervised bouts between fencers.  The idea is to get the students fencing quickly, exercising physically while playing a game that keeps the mind active. Participants need to wear sweat pants and court shoes (NO shorts). No experience necessary. All equipment provided!

Ages 10 - 16

Introduction to Saber Fencing

Instructor: Robert Martinez

Students will learn the fast, exciting sport of Saber Fencing.  This 8-class basic Saber fencing course designed to take the beginner into the rules and convention of Saber fencing with emphasis on footwork, blade work, safety and most importantly FUN! Each class begins with warm up exercises, footwork drills, followed by blade work practice and ending with supervised bouts between fencers. The idea is to get the students fencing quickly, exercising physically while playing a game that keeps the mind active. No experience necessary. All equipment will be provided.

Ages 10 - 16

Fencing- Intermediate Foil /Saber - 1

Instructor: Robert Martinez

The Intermediate classes are designed for those fencers who have completed the beginning classes.  The program is designed towards advancing the fencer's skills, considerable electric fencing, advanced footwork, blade work drills and bouting tactics. Those fencers interested in an emphasis on skill development and preparation for competitive fencing.  All Intermediate classes will require purchase of electric and full fencing uniform equipment. This will require a purchase of a Lame, body cord, electric weapon, mask cord if necessary and knickers. Equipment can be purchased from various on-line suppliers or locally in the Bay Area.

Ages 10 - 16

Fencing- Intermediate Foil /Saber - 2

Instructor: Robert Martinez

The Intermediate classes are designed for those fencers who have completed Intermediate 1, are experienced fencers, or invited by the Instructor. The program is designed towards advancing the fencer's skills, considerable electric fencing, advanced footwork, blade work drills and bouting tactics. Fencers will be introduced to individual one on one lesson. Those fencers interested in an emphasis on skill development and preparation for competitive fencing.  All Intermediate classes will require purchase of electric and full fencing uniform equipment. This will require a purchase of a Lame, body cord, electric weapon, mask cord if necessary and knickers. Equipment can be purchased from various on-line suppliers or locally in the Bay Area.

 Ages 10 - 16

 

Advanced Fencing Training / Open Fencing

 

Classes are for students who have completed the Intermediate Fencing Class have mastered basic and intermediate techniques and are ready to learn more complex fencing actions. Classes are open to experienced Fencers and by Invitation by Instructor Robert Martinez. Classes are geared toward advancing each fencer's skill. 6 Electric Scoring Strips for fencing. Training to compete in local, regional and US Fencing Association Tournaments. All students MUST have full fencing uniform and electric equipment.