Beginner Fencing Classes
Get involved in a game of "physical chess" and test your strategy and tactics as well as your agility and reflexes with this fencing package.
- Your instructor is a world class coach and Olympian with over 30 years of fencing experience
- This gym is home to an impressive collection of medals including the gold medal from the World Cup Tournament in 2008
- A great cardio workout that increases speed, reflexes, balance and agility
- Choose either 1 private lesson or 4 group lessons
Fencing is not only an excellent sport for the body but also for the mind. It provides a great cardio workout, increases speed and reflexes, improves balance and agility. Fencing also teaches strategic thinking and tactical planning, because to win a bout you need not only your physical strength, but your wits as well!
The beginners' classes provide introduction to the sport of fencing for people of any age group and fitness level. During the class you will learn the basic rules of fencing - how to handle your saber, move, attack and defend yourself against your opponent, as well as the rules of scoring points during a bout.
Private lessons allow a student to practice one on one with the coach.This is an ideal time for beginners as they get coach's undivided attention and learn how to fence quickly and effectively.
Group Classes are on Fridays: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Private lessons are year round pending instructors schedule.
Chicago, IL (Sauganash area)
Equipment is included.
Group classes are once a week on Fridays, one hour each, for 4 weeks. Private Lessons are 1 hour.
Classes have between 6 to 10 participants.
Spectators are certainly welcome. Benches & chairs are available for you.
This experience takes place indoors and is therefore not weather dependent.
What to Wear:
Wear long comfortable pants and athletic shoes.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 14 days in advance.
Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rebooking are allowed up to 14 days prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and rebook at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.