Did you have childhood dreams of being a knight, jedi, or musketeer? In this class, you'll go en garde and try the Olympic sport of fencing to fulfill those dreams! Learn the basic footwork moves, defensive actions, and use actual fencing equipment.Please note: Both first-timers and those who have fenced before are welcome. Participants must wear athletic clothing and be ready to sweat in the gear. Please wear shorts or pants that go past the knee and bring a clean pair of sneakers and a water bottle. All fencing equipment will be provided for you during this class.Age:This class is appropriate for ages 14+. Anyone under the age of 18 must attend with a parent or guardian. Please purchase one ticket per person attending.Location:This class will take place indoors at Rochester Fencing Club, located at 3335 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd, Rochester, NY 14623.Accessibility:
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, or will be attending class with an aide please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc). If accommodations are required, please notify us no later than Monday, November 29th so proper preparations can be made.About the teachers:The Rochester Fencing Club has a record of competitive achievement producing National,Collegiate, World, and Olympic Champions. More specifically, the RFC has qualified fivemembers to the 1996 Olympics, four to the 2000 Olympics, one to the 2008 Olympics, hasproduced two World Champions, and placed many fencers on World Championship teams. Ourfencers have also won numerous team and individual National Championships.For details on our COVID-19 policies, class cancellation policy, parking, and more please visit our FAQs.