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What You'll Get
See The Fencing Center’s deal for introductory historical fencing classes.
Choose Between Two Options
- $49 for four introductory fencing classes (a $120 value)
- $69 for six introductory fencing classes (a $180 value)
The introductory program is broken up into four one-hour sessions, beginning the first week of each month:
- Week one: introduction to foil, saber, and epee, with salute and footwork
- Week two: foil specifics including footwork and right-of-way
- Week three: saber specifics including footwork and right-of-way
- Week four: epee specifics including footwork, no right-of-way, and electronic judging
The six-week option allows for the students choice of any two follow-ups for reinforcement. Classes are divided into youth (ages 8—12) and adult (age 13 and up), and all weapons and equipment are provided.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must sign waiver. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About The Fencing Center
The Fencing Center & Yoga Studio has been immersing students in swordplay,multiple yoga styles and Cardio classes since 1981. The nonprofit employs 10 fencing coaches; including a three-weapon Maestro (and former Olympics coach for Mexico, & Elite coach Singapore), another three weapon Moniteur d'Escrime recipient, and surrounds students in a highly-decorated environment of achievement. Champions at international and local levels have gone through their doors, though not before starting out with required introductory and beginner classes. Students can then graduate to advanced techniques and competitive training programs in epée, foil, or saber. The center also provides 16 Olympic-style strips, 11 being grounded for a true competitive experience, in a 15,500 square feet facility.
For Historical Fencing: The coach and founding member of St. Michael'¬s Salle d'Armes and currently the Guild's Fight Coordinator, Tony Barajas is responsible for the safety and efficacy of their combat activities. His accolades include operating as the assistant coach at the College of San Mateo Fencing Club, head coach of 'Historical Fencing' program at The Fencing Center in San Jose, training in classical Italian fencing at the San Jose State Fencing Masters Program, fencing with historical Rapier and Dagger, Side Sword and Longsword, foot combat in full armor, earning a Provost at Arms as well as studying traditional martial arts including aikido, jujitsu, kendo, and iaido.
Located above all the parrying, TFC's yoga studio offers classes in a variety of styles. Teachers guide students through yoga in a relaxing yet high-energy environment - open to students or waiting parents. Cardio Barre classes are held downstairs.