WE OFFER BEGINNING, INTERMEDIATE AND DRILL CLASSES FOR ADULTS (Age 14+)
Our Beginning Foil classes are for students age 14 and up with little or no fencing experience. Classes are 1-hour per week taught in an 8-week sessions. Beginning classes are booked by the session an no club membership is required. Check the schedule below for the next session start date.
INTERMEDIATE AND DRILL CLASSES
Our Intermediate and Drill classes are for students 14 and up who have completed the beginning class or who come to West Berkeley with prior fencing experience. These classes are open to all of our members for weekly drop-in and there is no advance booking or additional cost.
August: 3-Weapon Drill Class
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
- Offered bi-weekly, starting August 1st – 31st
- Drop-in for members
- Included in General and Collegiate Memberships
The Drill class accommodates a range of students from those continuing from West Berkeley’s beginning or intermediate classes to those with many years of experience who enjoy the structure of class learning. The 3-Weapon Drill class introduces advanced footwork and blade tactics, partner drills, and guided bouting for foil, épée, and sabre fencers alike. Students must wear knickers or sweatpants that cover the legs. Students are encouraged to continue their fencing after class with classmates and other fencers at the club.