News September 18, 2014 at 4:54 pm

We ARE having class tonight and Tuesday! It's only Wednesday and Thursday that we're out. See you soon! ...

The last day of our workshop at Girls Inc of Oak Ridge went great! Last week, we went over basic HEMA using the Bolognese system and this week, they all got to fence with dussacks. Everyone had fun and learned a lot. ...

No ringen tonight. Coach Steph is still fighting off her cold and we don't want to risk giving it to anyone. ...

Kid Fence had a small but fun class tonight. Continuing Skylers lessons in Saber with Coach John Farmer he fenced Assistant Coach Michael Huddleston and Coach Tom Farmer. ...

Boxing for warmups tonight. Sourpatch kids for fuel! Come see us M-W for Olympic and Historical sword fighting and Thursdays for grappling, ringen, and wrestling class. We are open 6-9 all 4 nights so stop on by. ...

Olympic is working party 6 in foil and circle parries in saber. Historic is beginning Montonte solo drills tonight for the month of November. Currently using spears because the Montonte got left at home. Come see us Mon to Wed for Olympic and Historic sword classes and Thursdays for wrestling. All classes run from 6pm-8pm or 6pm-9pm ...

We're proud to be working with Girls Inc of Oak Ridge! This was week two of a two week foil workshop. Next week, we start a fast two weeks of HEMA! ...

Tonight we are continuing Pole arm work in Historical Swordsmanship and Saber is being reviewed by Intermediate and Competitive students. Come see us M to W 6-9 for Historical and Olympic Swordsmanship in West Knoxville and Thursdays 6-9 for Wrestling in Clinton. ...

You are never too old or out of shape! ...

Seventy one years and cancer survivor. Longsword and dussack to get back in shape. First lesson today on a Fiore dei Liberi posta flow, great work.

Russ is embodying Tolhoffer's suggestions for duels. ...

Some nights we will go to any length to help a student achieve a skill. ...

Working on strikes and reacting to strikes this month. Come see us M-W 6-9 in Bearden for Olympic and Historical swrod work and Thurs 6-9 for Wrestling-Ringen class. ...

Knoxville Academy of the Blade shared Swordsport Productions's post. ...

Nicole Ross Foil (USA) - currently Assistant Coach at the Cornell University and number six ranked fencer in the World, 2017 World Championship Team Silver Medalsit. www.cornellbigred.com/index.aspx?path=fencing #masklessfencers

Did a running challenge tonight for warm ups tonight. At a flat out run our students and coaches ran 3.9 to 5.2 sec across the gym. In suicides sprints students averaged 1.4 to 3.12 min for 7 laps including a squat on one end of the gym and a lunge on the either end. ...

Some days it the armory, it feels exactly like this! If you like fencing, learning how to take care of the equipment can be a challenging and important part! ...

Found on the internet this morning. Caption away... πŸ˜€ #leonpaul #fencing #fridayfacebook.

A tease of some updates on our fencing strip installation. Ringen is working how to break bear hugs. Come see us M-W 6-9 for Olympic amd historical sword classes and Thursdays 6-9 for Historical Folk Wrestling/Ringen. Keep watch here for schedule updates and more info on our expanding class offerings. ...

Your nightly amusement.

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SCHEDULE UPDATE!

Due to several unrelated (let's hope!) illnesses among our students, we're going to be cancelling Ringen tonight. Those of you who are healthy enough to practice work on your balance in low stances and moving from high grips (shoulders/arms) to low grips (waist/legs).
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