Fencing returns to the Decatur Community: Beginning Tuesday, June 22

Decatur Fencing Club
6pm-8pm Ebster Gym
Ages 10-Adult
All Skill Levels
Cost: $65 per month

Decatur Active Living brings Fencing back to the Decatur community beginning Tuesday, June 22. Fencing is a European- originated Olympic sport based on the art of sword play. For new students, classes will concentrate on providing an enjoyable epee/foil fencing experience, improving physical fitness and creating the foundation needed to understand and appreciate the sport. More advanced, motivated students will have the opportunity to continue studying epee/foil at a higher level. All participants should dress in loose, athletic clothing. Protective equipment will be provided each class.

John Terris- is a United States Fencing Coaches Association Certified Coach (Moniteur de Arms) and certified by the USFA Coaches College in Colorado Springs as a Level 2 Epee Coach. John is also the assistant coach for the Atlanta Fencers Club, head coach for the Cherokee Fencers Club and head coach of the Georgia Tech Fencing Club.

Dimitri Kirk-Gordon- is a nationally/internationally ranked foilist who has competed in over 14 countries. Dimitri has earned a place on three Jr. World Cup Teams and took 7th place in the cadet world cup championships in 2002. Dimitri fenced for Ohio State University where he earned the NCAA Scholar Athlete Award.

To register or find out more about fencing call John Terris at 404-384-5375.

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