Summer Specials

This summer we will offer three special classes.  First some programming notes – the last date for our regular Tuesday Open Fencing is 27 June.  We will be closed on 4 July. Starting Tuesday 11 July at 7pm – THE ART OF THE DUEL – a four week introduction to…

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170305 Systems and Systems

The modern fencer faces a very complex tactical environment.  It is not enough to know blade technique and footwork – risk assessment, statistical influence of hits in the bout and the pool, timing control, distance control, retention of the initiative, energy and hydration management, management of the fencer’s psychological state,…

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CAA Pursues NCACE Accreditation

The Classical Academy of Arms, our affiliated center for classical fencing, has started the process of working toward accreditation as a coaching education body by the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education.  The NCACE is the accreditation arm of the United States Center for Coaching Excellence, of which the Classical Academy…

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