Advanced Beginner Class
The advanced beginner class provides for more fine-tuned instruction on technique as well as introducing more complex
actions to a student. Novice students who wish to take their instruction further than the beginner's class may elect to
take this course after one or two sessions in the beginner's class, or with instructor approval.
This class is intended as an intermediary between the beginner class and the intermediate class. Subjects covered in the
beginner class will be re-iterated with a focus on better technique and tactical considerations. New concepts and
techniques will also be introduced to enhance the fencer's repetoire and give them an edge in fencing bouts.
New concepts may include feint-disengages, second intention attacks and footwork, accelerated attacks, beat parries, body
evasion (inquartata, the fleche) and much more. Students may take this class multiple sessions to cover all the additional
The Advanced Beginner class is currently held on:
- Tuesdays at 8:00pm at Brownell-Talbot.
- Fridays at 6:00pm at Montclair