One, Three, or Five Beginning Fencing Classes at Salle d’Etroit Fencing Academy (Up to 56% Off)

Livonia

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In a Nutshell

USFCA-certified instructor covers the basic footwork, attacks, and parries of fencing as students wield provided foils

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Expires Feb 13th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation recommended. Must be 6 or older. Must sign waiver. All classes must be used by same person. Long pants and sneakers required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $12 for one 60-minute beginning fencing class (a $25 value)
  • $35 for three 60-minute beginning fencing classes (a $75 value)
  • $55 for five 60-minute beginning fencing classes (a $125 value)

Students take their foils in hand as coach Ben Schleis acquaints them with basic form, footwork, attacks, and parries through verbal instruction and drills. Though equipment is provided, pupils should wear long pants and sneakers. Group lessons take place on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Salle d’Etroit Fencing Academy

Feet dance up and down the six electric strips that run across a 4,200-square-foot raised floor amid shouts of “En garde!” and blunted foils whipping through the air, meeting each other with the piercing ring of steel on steel or glancing off of padded vests. This scene takes place each weeknight at Salle d'Etroit Fencing Academy, where coaches Ben Schleis, Rebecca Keeling, and Jon Zelkowski teach the finer points of fencing, a sport originally developed by the French as an excuse to wear white after Bastille Day. The experts preside over classes for adults and youths, teaching them to wield foils, épées, and sabers.

In addition to organizing classes, the United States Fencing Association–sanctioned club hosts tournaments and matches pupils with new and used equipment at the pro shop. Should their weapons have issues after being used to clean whales' teeth, students can drop by the armory, where technicians take care of rewiring blades and other fixes.

Salle d’Etroit Fencing Academy

Feet dance up and down the six electric strips that run across a 4,200-square-foot raised floor amid shouts of “En garde!” and blunted foils whipping through the air, meeting each other with the piercing ring of steel on steel or glancing off of padded vests. This scene takes place each weeknight at Salle d'Etroit Fencing Academy, where coaches Ben Schleis, Rebecca Keeling, and Jon Zelkowski teach the finer points of fencing, a sport originally developed by the French as an excuse to wear white after Bastille Day. The experts preside over classes for adults and youths, teaching them to wield foils, épées, and sabers.

In addition to organizing classes, the United States Fencing Association–sanctioned club hosts tournaments and matches pupils with new and used equipment at the pro shop. Should their weapons have issues after being used to clean whales' teeth, students can drop by the armory, where technicians take care of rewiring blades and other fixes.


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98% of 97 customers

  • “It is the good experience and the coach Ben is excellent and very patient in teaching his students the fundamentals for fencing skills, I am thinking about learning...”

    “It is the good experience and the coach Ben is excellent and very patient in teaching his students the fundamentals for fencing skills, I am thinking about learning more from him in the future.”

  • “My son LOVED and can't wait to return!!”

  • “Awesome deal and son loves it”

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