Fencing classes in Bay area?

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by Estela De P » Sun, 20 Aug 1995 04:00:00



Quote:
Allen) writes:

>Does anyone know of a beginning fencing class in the San Francisco bay
>area?

    If you live around San Francisco, my advice would be to enroll in
City College of San Francisco.  The instructor, Joe Manzano, is an
excellent coach who is interested in passing on enjoyment of the sport
rather than intensive competitive training.  Also, equipment is loaned
out (it can get expensive).  Tuition is something like thir*** bucks a
unit (each class being one unit).

    For those interested, class times are:
Beginning Fencing       Tuesdays 6-8 PM
Intermediate Fencing    Tuesdays 8-10 PM

    There's also a saber class on Wednesdays, 6-8 PM, though there is
some debate about whether the volleyball team has priority.

    Better hurry though.  Classes begin August 21.

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by Michael All » Sun, 20 Aug 1995 04:00:00

Does anyone know of a beginning fencing class in the San Francisco bay
area?

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by Eric D » Sun, 20 Aug 1995 04:00:00

Quote:

>Does anyone know of a beginning fencing class in the San Francisco bay
>area?

Yes, but just where in the Bay Area?  If you don't mind driving around
the Bay Area, here are the greater BA's fencing places:

SF:
Halberstadt FC 621 South Van Ness. 415-863-3838.  They're reorganizing their
schedule of classes, so I can't tell you when they are.

Lettermen Fencers club Koret Center, USF corner of Parker and Turk. G Esponda
415-751-6762 is the head coach to call.

EastBay:
SwordPlay Fencing Academy  1061 Shary Circle Suite A-1 (I guess it's
a big suite!)  Concord.  George Platt is the head 510-687-9883.

SouthBay:
Stanford Fencing Center (starting in September)  Roble Gym, Stanford
University, Palo Alto.  Sherry Posthumus is the director.  Call her
about times for beginning classes.  415-725-0733.

California Fencing Academy 3800 Blackford Road, San Jose.  Call Dan
Tibbetts ar 408-448-3432 for directions and times.

The Fencing Center 40 North First Street, San Jose.  Call Connie Yu or
Dirk Decker at 408-283-8230 for directions beginners's nights
are MWTh, I think.

There are others further south and further north.  I'll skip them.

By the way, hotlink to
  http://www.kestrel.edu/~king/fencing/division/
for info about Central Cal and some NorCal info.

(Actually, the web site is under construction at the moment...)

EDEW

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by William Lev » Wed, 23 Aug 1995 04:00:00

There are two other fencing clubs in the East Bay. Both in Oakland.

The Oakland Daggars and The Pacific Fencing Club. Look in the phone book.

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Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by Eric D » Thu, 24 Aug 1995 04:00:00

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>There are two other fencing clubs in the East Bay. Both in Oakland.

>The Oakland Daggars and The Pacific Fencing Club. Look in the phone book.

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The last I heard, and this is bad news, of course, is that neither clubs are
in existence anymore.  PFC has gone underground because of financial d
difficulties, or some sort.  Oakland Daggers is vapor, in the parlance of
software talk.  I got these info straight from ex-PFC folks.

EDEW

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by John Simut » Thu, 24 Aug 1995 04:00:00

: The last I heard, and this is bad news, of course, is that neither clubs are
: in existence anymore.  PFC has gone underground because of financial d
: difficulties, or some sort.  Oakland Daggers is vapor, in the parlance of
: software talk.  I got these info straight from ex-PFC folks.

: EDEW

Ideed, PFC is 'on hiatus'; there was an article in the paper some
months ago; I believe the club lost the lease on its building.

John

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by dirk » Sun, 27 Aug 1995 04:00:00


Quote:
> ...
>The Fencing Center 40 North First Street, San Jose.  Call Connie Yu or
>Dirk Decker at 408-283-8230 for directions beginners's nights
>are MWTh, I think.

While I thank Eric for the plug our phone # is (408) 298-8230.

We are a Non-profit Fencing Center dedicated to promoting the sport and
art of fencing.  And current have two clubs the Fencing Center Club and
the San Jose State "Sparta" fencing club training at our facility.

We are open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30
to 10:OO pm. And we have classes and private instruction available each
evening.

Additionally, there is a seminar this Sunday 8-27-95 at 10:00 AM, at the
Fencing Center, dealing with fencing event organization and operation.  
So if you would like some insight into this aspect of the sport as well
let me know and come by.

Feel free to stop in and see us any time we are open.

You can also link to
http://www.fencing.com
for more information and directions.

Hope to see you soon.

dirk

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by Eric D » Sun, 27 Aug 1995 04:00:00

Quote:


>> ...
>>The Fencing Center 40 North First Street, San Jose.  Call Connie Yu or
>>Dirk Decker at 408-283-8230 for directions beginners's nights
>>are MWTh, I think.

>While I thank Eric for the plug our phone # is (408) 298-8230.

Yeah, that's it.  That's the one.
Quote:

>We are a Non-profit Fencing Center dedicated to promoting the sport and
>art of fencing.  And current have two clubs the Fencing Center Club and
>the San Jose State "Sparta" fencing club training at our facility.

>We are open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30
>to 10:OO pm. And we have classes and private instruction available each
>evening.

>Additionally, there is a seminar this Sunday 8-27-95 at 10:00 AM, at the
>Fencing Center, dealing with fencing event organization and operation.  
>So if you would like some insight into this aspect of the sport as well
>let me know and come by.

>Feel free to stop in and see us any time we are open.

>You can also link to
>http://www.fencing.com
>for more information and directions.

>Hope to see you soon.

>dirk

 
 
 

Fencing classes in Bay area?

Post by dirk » Mon, 28 Aug 1995 04:00:00

John Simutis Wrote:

Quote:

>: The last I heard, and this is bad news, of course, is that neither
>clubs are
>: in existence anymore.  PFC has gone underground because of financial d
>: difficulties, or some sort.  Oakland Daggers is vapor, in the parlance of
>: software talk.  I got these info straight from ex-PFC folks.
>: EDEW
>Ideed, PFC is 'on hiatus'; there was an article in the paper some
>months ago; I believe the club lost the lease on its building.
>John

My last discussion with Harold Hayes indicates that he has located a new facility and we can expect the reopening of th PFC probably in Alameda.

If I learn More I'll let you know.

dirk