Engarde! This 6-week class offers an excellent introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing for both beginners and advanced fencers. Often called “physical chess,” fencing is a safe and fun activity that hones both the body and the mind. Receive expert training from former National Egyptian Coach Hossam Hassan. He currently holds certifications from the International Olympic Committee and the French Fencing Federation. Training will include stretching, drills, supervised fencing bouts, games and other fun activities. Participants will learn footwork techniques, blade work, elements of distance and timing, and be introduced to the three weapons. Wear loose, comfortable clothes, long pants and athletic shoes. All other equipment will be provided.