THE club for fencing lessons in
St. Louis, Belleville, Collinsville,
Columbia, Fairview Heights,
and the entire Metro East.


Foil Training

The Target

foil target

The scoring target.

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The Distances

foil distance

The optimal distances to execute defensive actions.

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Linear vs Non-Linear

linear vs nonlinear

Linear versus non-linear attacks.
Targets and defenses.

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Footwork

lunging foot

Advance, retreat, lunge, balestra, patinado; learn them all!

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Learn the Parries

parry lesson

Learn the hand and arm positions of each of the parries.

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Practice the Parries

foil threat recognition

Practice parrying various attacks at various speeds from either left or right handed opponents.

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ENGARDE !

foil reaction time

Test yourself in competition.

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About

Yes, we absolutely do fence in a cornfield! Literally at Bluff Grange, a farmers' coop building in the corner of a cornfield on the bluffs over the Missisippi River Valley near St. Louis in Southern Illinois.

We have both recreational and competitive fencers of all ages.

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