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36745 Amrhein Rd., Livonia

One, Three, or Five Beginning Fencing Classes at Salle d’Etroit Fencing Academy (Up to 67% Off)

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

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10 ratings1 reviews
March 9, 2020
1 ratings1 reviews
February 13, 2020
Easy to use. A great way to try out classes.
1 ratings1 reviews
February 5, 2020
What a fun experience! The owner was so kind and helpful. Highly recommend!
3 ratings3 reviews
January 23, 2020
My husband and I did this as a date night and had a great time! The beginner group class felt comfortable, had a great coach and was filled with good information about the art of fencing.
5 ratings3 reviews
September 7, 2019
First time fencing. Wonderful patient instructors. Would highly recommend people to try this
8 ratings8 reviews
August 8, 2019
This may though not look like a hi-tech place but it’s our favorite place to fence. The coaches here give you personal attention even though you may be in a group class. Coach Ben, who I believe is the owner, takes personal interest in everyone who comes to Lear or practice here. I highly recommend this place for children and adults.
3 ratings1 reviews
June 15, 2019
Amazing experience and great coaches !!!
5 ratings2 reviews
June 14, 2019
great class! coach Ben does a great job explaining the history of fencing and actually play. lots of equipment. drills to learn techniques were great. a wonderful way to spend an hour. lots of more experienced fencers in the same location dueling whilst we were on the other side learning foundation skills. great groupon!
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About This Deal

Fencing is America’s favorite sport because it combines the visceral excitement of swordplay with the stylish outfits of beekeeping. Fight fashionably with this voucher.

Choose from Three Options

  • $9 for one 60-minute beginning fencing class (a $25 value)
  • $26.25 for three 60-minute beginning fencing classes (a $75 value)
  • $41.25 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.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Reservation recommended. Long pants and sneakers required. Must sign waiver. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gift(s). Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Must be 6 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.