Two or Four Beginners’ Classes at Richmond Fencing Club (Up to 56% Off)

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Competition-winning teachers and actively competing college-aged athletes educate beginners in the foot- and bladework of fencing

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $20 for two beginners’ fencing classes (a $40 value)
  • $35 for four beginners’ fencing classes (an $80 value)

Skillful fencing depends on coordination of the limbs, an ability that students learn in beginners’ classes. Instructors focus on the development of basic footwork, slowly pairing it with simple bladework used for offense, defense, and counterattacks. The skills apply to both the foil and épée styles of swords and can be taught to students aged 6 and older.

Richmond Fencing Club

Richmond Fencing Club has molded budding fencers since JFK was president and humankind had just turned its eyes to the moon. Today, three instructors—each with their own titles from the Virginia Division Championships—helm the educational efforts, overseeing a program that educates students as young as 6 in the foot- and bladework required to wield a fencing foil competitively.

They teach in a no-nonsense facility, its cinderblock walls decorated only with pegs to hang fencing equipment, its smooth hardwood floors interrupted only by well-worn fencing lanes. The fencing-dedicated space keeps elaborately uniformed students cool with central air conditioning instead of replacing helmets with ice buckets like lesser establishments.

Richmond Fencing Club

Richmond Fencing Club has molded budding fencers since JFK was president and humankind had just turned its eyes to the moon. Today, three instructors—each with their own titles from the Virginia Division Championships—helm the educational efforts, overseeing a program that educates students as young as 6 in the foot- and bladework required to wield a fencing foil competitively.

They teach in a no-nonsense facility, its cinderblock walls decorated only with pegs to hang fencing equipment, its smooth hardwood floors interrupted only by well-worn fencing lanes. The fencing-dedicated space keeps elaborately uniformed students cool with central air conditioning instead of replacing helmets with ice buckets like lesser establishments.

Customer Reviews

Friendly, accommodating, knoweldgable. My 9 year old loved it.
Michelle N. · November 20, 2016
Good fun and exercise.
Kelly M. · June 10, 2016
The school recommended doing the Groupon four-class deal before starting the 10-class beginner's course -- and they're right. It's the perfect way to get indoctrinated into the sport at an incredibly low price. The instructor was engaging and made the entire class comfortable with getting up to speed quickly.
Mike M. · April 25, 2015
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    Scott's Addition

    3411 1/2 Carlton St.

    Richmond, Virginia 23230

    804-622-3655

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