German Historical Fencing

About

Explores the Augsburg school of swordsmanship, a tradition of historical dueling arts originating in the southeastern region of what is now Germany. Students will be instructed in the art and techniques of the Bauernwehr (Peasant's Defense), which includes Ringen (wrestling), Messer (machete), Stock (fighting stick), and Schwert (sword).


Fitness

Students will learn various exercises that focus on building strength and stamina for better fencing

Skills

This Beginner Friendly class is designed for students of all levels of experience.  Newer students will be introduced to fundamental skills and general lessons while experienced students will engage in more advanced practice.

Applications

Applications sessions will focus on providing an avenue to put the materials from the Skills to work through target cutting and fencing matches. Students will be expected to fence, judge exchanges, and keep score of matches.

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