Coastal Bend Fencing Society

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Foil is Art; Epee is Truth; Saber is Theater!

 

 

We are proud to be the ONLY official US Fencing Association club south of San Antonio, Texas and were founded 14 years ago in Robstown, Texas.  All activities are overseen by Grace Buchanan, a certified fencing instructor (Moniteur) with the United States Fencing Coaches Association and a rated fencing referee with the Fencing Officials Commision.  We currently meet at Sunrise Mall (5858 South Padre Island Drive) in Corpus Christi, Tx.  We offer all three Olympic weapons (Saber, Epee, & Foil).We will start accepting new fencers the beginning of June on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 pm. When a fencer has learned all the beginner foil skills, then he/she earns the beginner's foil certificate and patch, and is able to join the other class. Once comfortable with electric equipment (4 months of attendance), the fencer is encouraged to purchase their own electric weapon(s) and may join the Thursday open fencing night from 6:30-8:30 pm with referee/rules training.  We have equipment that fencers may borrow until they can purchase their own online.  Fencers are required to join US Fencing as an affiliate for insurance purposes.  We accept all ages and offer wheelchair fencing and individual lessons are availabe upon request.  The first class/lesson is complimentary. For more information about prices, contact Grace Buchanan at 361-815-4150 OR email her at graceatbayarea@gmail.com.

 

 

THURS  5:30-6:30 pm  BEGINNER'S FOIL (Grace Buchanan)

THURS 6:30-8:30 pm- OPEN FENCING WITH REFEREE & RULES INSTRUCTION (Electric- All 3 Weapons)