Fencing
Fencing can be described as “the sport of the sword.” It is the modern take on the art of knightly combat, mixed with swashbuckling musketeers and Victorian duel. The modern Olympic fencer trains to develop agility, quickness and subtlety of movement. Please wear a t-shirt, sweats and tennis shoes. Equipment will be provided for the first month only. Instructor: Robert Bird. Location:931 W. 9th Street.  *If attending class in July or August, please call the CARD main office prior to the first class session due to studio moving to a new location.

All students must purchase a non-competitive USFA membership for $10.00 which is good for the fencing year. This will be handled on the first day of class.

Beginning Foil - Mondays and Friday, 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Intermediate/Advanced Foil - Mondays and Friday, 3:30pm to 4:15pm


Historical Fencing
The historical fencing class is focused on the art of the Knightly sword fight. Classes practice forms of sword fighting used in the 12th-16th centuries, from various historical texts. The class will focus on the Longsword, Rapier, Sword and Buckler (1.33), and sword and shield. Please wear a t-shirt, sweats, and tennis shoes. Equipment will be provided for the first month only. Instructor: Robert Bird. Location: 931 W. 9th Street. *If attending class in July or August, please call the CARD main office prior to the first class session due to studio moving to a new location.  No class 11/24. 

All students must purchase a non-competitive USFA membership for $10.00 which is good for the fencing year. This will be handled on the first day of class. 

Historical Fencing - Friday, 3:30pm to 4:15pm