Group Classes

The group classes offered for traditional fencing are listed below.  If a time or day doesn’t work for you or you have a question, please contact our coaching staff at (225)772-1053 or ryan@redstickfencing.com and we will try to accommodate you. 

Home School Beginner (ages 8-18)

It is similar to the youth classes only during the day. Parents are invited to participate if they are interested. Students need not be home schooled, but do need to have coach’s approval to participate. This class is for the beginning fencing student.

This class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 pm to 3 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

 

Home School Advanced (ages 8-18)

It is similar to the youth classes only during the day. Parents are invited to participate if they are interested. Students need not be home schooled, but do need to have coach’s approval to participate. This class is for the experienced fencing student.

This class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 pm to 4 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

 

Youth Beginner (ages 8-14)

Students will be taught basic footwork techniques and the rules of fencing. Blade techniques will be taught using plastic weapons that are safer and easier for the children to handle.  Metal swords will be introduced after the students have gained confidence with their bladework.  All three weapons (foil, epee, and saber) will be taught so that the student may decide the style that works best for her.

The Youth Beginner class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 pm to 6 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

Youth Advanced (ages 8-14)

Students will have the opportunity to choose which weapon style to pursue. Drills for each weapon style will be taught. Advanced footwork will be taught along with refinements of basic techniques. Students will also learn how to compete in tournaments.

The Youth Advanced class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 pm to 7 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

 

Adult Beginner (ages 13 and up)

Students are taught basic footwork and blade work techniques. Students will also learn the rules of fencing and how to compete in tournaments. All three weapons (foil, epee, and saber) will be taught so that the student may decide the style that works best for him.

The Adult Beginner class is offered on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 pm to 7 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

 

Adult Advanced (ages 13 and up)

Experienced fencers will be taken through warm-up and foot work drills. Advanced footwork will be taught along with refinements of basic techniques. Advanced drills for all three weapon styles will be covered.

This class is offered on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.  Students in this class may also attend the open fencing times.

The cost for this class is $80 per month per student, not including any necessary equipment (the school has loaner equipment available to reduce equipment costs).  Discounts are offered for three or more students from one family.

 

Class Schedule

The weekly schedule of classes are shown in the images below. Hours that show up as unscheduled are available for private lessons.

weekly class schedule-fall 2018