Fencing is America’s favorite sport because it combines the visceral excitement of swordplay with the stylish outfits of beekeeping. Fight fashionably with this Groupon.
$39 for a Six-Week Intro to Fencing Course ($80 Value)
- One 75-minute class per week
- Available for youth (ages 6–13) or adults (ages 14 and up)
- All equipment is provided
- Focus on footwork, blade work, tactics, and bouting
- See the schedule
Youngsters are divided into two groups, one for ages 6-9 and one for ages 10-13, keeping them working with others kids of similar skills and size.
Kansas City Fencing Center
A member of the United States Fencing Association, Kansas City Fencing Center was thrust into existence in 1992 under the direction of Vladimir Nazlymov—a fencing champion from Russia. When Vladimir left for a head-coaching job at Ohio State University in 1999, he appointed Kelly Williams as his successor, a move that has helped the KCFC become an elite facility. Certified to coach all three of the sport’s divisions—foil, épée, and watermelon slicing—Kelly and her staff have continued to produce nationally ranked fencers since their inauguration. Today, they share their expertise during introductory classes for both kids ages 7–13 and adults 14 and up, as well as advanced programs for students looking to take their skills to the next level.