Fencing

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Fencing

210.00

Kids love sword fighting! And for good reason. It’s fun and it helps them improve their coordination. This introduction to fencing serves to familiarize students with the basics of fencing.

Skills taught:

  • Footwork

  • Bladework

  • Bouting

  • Instruction on fencing tactics

Exercises include:

  • Warm up exercises

  • Flexibility training

  • Strength training

  • Games and exercises to help with coordination and timing

Why parents will love this sport for their kids:

  • Physically challenging with low risk of injury

  • The mental intensity of this sport, involving a lot of quick reflexes and strategic thinking, fully engages most gamers

  • Strengthens the muscles in the forearm and hand that help with precision and speed of writing.​

Life lessons

  • Competition with manners - through the classic elements of fencing like the salute and the handshake we always insist on respect for your opponent.

  • We celebrate differences as we teach that being successful in fencing has nothing to do with your age, size, shape or gender.

  • Self confidence as the fencer is taught they must make all their own tactical and strategic decisions in a bout.

  • Poise including body awareness, balance and stance is taught from day one.

  • Patience is a virtue that every fencer learns as they must wait for the right moment to attack.

LOCATION: MPR

GRADES: K-8

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