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  • In-person camps have begun. Due to safety requirements, many camps have been cancelled.
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  • If you are uncertain as to the status of an upcoming camp or program, please contact our registration staff at 410-313-7275 or registration@howardcountymd.gov


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Howard County Recreation & Parks offers fencing programs for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to experienced recreational fencers. For more information, please contact Jamie Brentlinger at 410-313-1665 or jbrentlinger@howardcountymd.gov.

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Youth

Intro to Fencing with the Baltimore Fencing Center (8-12 yrs)

Have you ever dreamed of taking part in a sword fight with real steel swords? Would you like to learn more about the lightning fast Olympic sport of fencing? Work with the highly experienced, professional coaches from Baltimore Fencing Center as they instruct you in this exciting modern sport, based upon the serious swordplay of the past. Instructors use both traditional drilling techniques and games to help students learn basic footwork, bladework and bouting skills.

 Fencing with Tejav Safai (9-14 yrs)

Have you ever dreamed of wielding a sword like a Musketeer or pirates of the Caribbean? Learn the ancient "Art of the Sword" with the modern sport of fencing in the English tradition of swordplay. Enjoy this individual, as well as family, sport that trains the student physically and mentally while building self-confidence. Novice musketeers learn "En garde", elements of footwork and lunging, basic defenses and simple attacks.  Classes are taught by Certified US Fencing Coaches Association, Teja Safai, who has over 45 years of experience as a fencer and 14 years of coaching experience. 

 

 

Adult

Intro to Fencing with the Baltimore Fencing Center (13+ yrs)

Have you ever dreamed of taking part in a sword fight with real steel swords? Would you like to learn more about the lightning fast Olympic sport of fencing? Work with the highly experienced, professional coaches from Baltimore Fencing Center as they instruct you in this exciting modern sport, based upon the serious swordplay of the past. Instructors use both traditional drilling techniques and games to help students learn basic footwork, blade work and bouting skills.

 Fencing with Tejav Safai (15+ yrs)

Have you ever dreamed of wielding a sword like a Musketeer or pirates of the Caribbean? Learn the ancient "Art of the Sword" with the modern sport of fencing in the English tradition of swordplay. Enjoy this individual, as well as family, sport that trains the student physically and mentally while building self-confidence. Novice musketeers learn "En garde", elements of footwork and lunging, basic defenses and simple attacks.  Classes are taught by Certified US Fencing Coaches Association, Teja Safai, who has over 45 years of experience as a fencer and 14 years of coaching experience.