Private Fencing Lesson
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Learn the true art, science and spirit of the sword in Foil, Epee or Sabre style during your private fencing lesson!Full Description>
- Over 50 years of experience available to you in a one-on-one experience
- Improve fitness, develop mental acuity, embrace the art of fencing
- Understand technique, style and point systems of this elegant and historical game
- Come away with the basics of fencing and the history behind the sport!
Improve your fitness, develop mental acuity, embrace the delicacy of movement and have fun in your private fencing lesson. Learn the true art, science and spirit of the sword in either Foil, Epee or Sabre style.Key Info>
Your coach has over 50 years of experience in the sport and looks forward to working with you to develop basic skills and give you an overall understanding of technique, style and point systems in the elegant and historical game of fencing.
This is great for beginners and recreational fencers to learn new skills in a classical sport.
- For ages 8 and up
- All equipment is provided
Duration1 hour increments
Maximum ParticipantsThis is a private session for your group size. It can be up to 4 people depending on the option selected.
SpectatorsSpectators are welcome to watch the lesson, but not participate.
Weather DependentThis experience is not weather dependent.
What To WearWear athletic clothing and sneakers.
Booking InformationFor this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance of intended date of use.
Cancellation PolicyOnce you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.
What is fencing?
The sport of fencing is fast and athletic, a far cry from the choreographed bouts you see on film, or on the stage. Instead of swinging from a chandelier or leaping from balconies, you will see two fencers performing an intense dance on a 6 x 40 foot strip. The movement is so fast the touches are scored electronically; more like Star Wars than Errol Flynn.
What is the object of fencing?
The main object of a fencing bout (what an individual "game" is called) is to effectively score 15 points (in direct elimination play) or 5 points (in preliminary pool play) on your opponent before they score that number on you. Each time a fencer scores a touch, they receive a point.Direct elimination matches consist of three, 3-minute periods.
What type of weapons are used for fencing?
Foil, epee and sabra are the three weapons used in the sport of fencing.It is unusual for fencers to compete in all three events, they generally choose to develop their skills in one weapon.
- What is fencing?