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PEC108: Club Fencing

This course includes an introduction to the major fencing disciplines of foil, epee and sabre.

This course includes an introduction to the major fencing disciplines of foil, epee and sabre. Instruction will cover the basics of fencing movement, tactical gaming, and an introduction to blade work in each of the three disciplines. Drills and tactical games using the foil, epee and sabre will concentrate on attack techniques and the defensive techniques of distance parry, parry, beat and counterattack. Exposure to the rules of open fencing and bouting will allow students to begin fencing in pool bouts, 15-touch bouts and team-tournament formats.