Detroit Area Fencing Class

Detroit Area Fencing Class

Post by Scott A Abfalt » Wed, 10 Jan 1996 04:00:00

Class Announcement:

Oakland Community College
Orchard Ridge Campus (Farmington Hills, MI)  
Continuing *** Education

Beginning Fencing
CEC582 OZ312 F1/1904/12 6-7:35pm 12 Weeks H-113 $77
(No class 3/1)

This course introduces students to the art of foil fencing.  Topics include
history, terms, proper warm-up and basic foil techniques.  All essential
equipment will be provided.  Student must furnish an all-purpose leather
glove.  This class is taught in a fun and relaxing manner and is open
to ages 13 and up.

Instructors: Nick Valenti and Robert Martin

Advanced Fencing
CEC583 OZ313 F1/19-4/12 7:35-9pm 12 Weeks H-113 $77
(No class 3/1)

This course builds upon the skills learned in Beginning Fencing.  Topics
include proper warm-up, advanced foil techniques and introduction to epee
and saber fencing.  All essential equipment will be provided.  This class
is taught in a fun and relaxing manner and is open to ages 13 and up.
Prerequisite: Beginning Fencing or consent of instructor.

Instructors: Nick Valenti and Robert Martin

Club Fencing
CEC584 OZ314 F1/19-4/12 7:35-9pm 12 Weeks H-113 $67
(No class 3/1)

This class provides fencers with a continuing opportunity to refine their
skills in foil, saber and epee through lessons and by fencing with others
in a fun and relaxing atmoshpere.  Fencers may choose this class if they
have had Advanced Fencing and have their own equipment.  This class meets
at the same time as Advanced Fencing.  No equipment provided.

Instructors: Nick Valenti and Robert Martin

For further information on registration, call (810) 471-7520 between 8:30am
and 5:00pm EST.

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If you have further questions, Nick Valenti can be reached at

or contact myself (a student, not an instructor) at

The class provides one with quite a bit of instruction and in intended as
an enjoyable introduction to fencing.  The class ends each semester with
a Beginning and Advanced class tournament.  Most of the fencing is dry
foil, with some buzzer-pack fencing (they do not have a scoring machine
yet).