Leonia Rec Sabre class

LEONIA REC DEPARTMENT (NJ)

Longsword

The knightly art of longsword was used in Europe for hundreds of years to fight wars, duels and in personal combat. This simple cruciform hilted sword can be used with one or two hands. This class will focus on the fundamental posture and movement before going into cutting and thrusting, followed by the primary guards and defenses. Students will begin working on partner drills by the end of the session.

Ages: 18 years through Adults
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm

Northern Italian Dueling Sabre

Want to get fit while learning a unique skill? Classical fencing teaches fencing as a martial art so you develop more confidence, self-respect and coordination. For beginners, class will focus on fundamentals such as the guard, lunge, basic footwork, attacks and defenses of this cut & thrust weapon. For returning students, you will need to purchase a mask and jacket and you will begin fencing with each other. Classes require both mental and physical exertion which will help you develop strength, stamina, flexibility and mental acuity.

Ages: 18 years through Adults
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00 pm

Classical French Foil

Want to get fit while learning a unique skill? Classical fencing teaches fencing as a martial art so you develop more confidence, self-respect and coordination. This beginner’s class will focus on fundamentals such as the guard, lunge, basic footwork, attacks and defenses with this thrusting weapon. For returning students, you will need to purchase a mask and jacket and you will begin fencing with each other. Classes require both mental and physical exertion which will help you develop strength, stamina, flexibility and mental acuity.

Ages: 10 years through Adults
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm

Fall Dates: September 22nd – November 17th – 9 weeks
Location: Dance Studio (Off Gymnasium)
Fee: $150.00 resident $175 Non-Resident

Registration will open September 8th at the Leonia Recreational Center.  Prior to attending any program, a registration form must be completely filled out for each course.  More information and forms are available on-line (www.leonianj.gov) or at Recreation center.

Private lessons are also available.