What we Do
At "A' La" Fencing the focus is on competitive foil fencing. In fencing there are three things that a fencer must do to be a good fencing, one; you must take Lessons, two; you must Practice and three; you must fence in Competition. At
"A' La" Fencing we supply the
We will teach you;
Movement; the proper way to move forward or backward
( known as advancing and retreating ), lunging, the
fleche, tempo and more.
Bouting Techniques; a variety of ways which causes the
opponents blade to move, which will allow you to score a
Bouting Tactics; a combination of movement and techniques
designed to make your opponent react in a certain way
allowing you to score.
Bouting Strategy; teaching you to think, and how to fence
opponents with different styles, and when to use certain
attacks and situational fencing.
Right of way; this is what decides whether a fencer will be
allowed to score a touch.
Rules and Terminology; as in any sport you must learn what
you can and can't do, and the language of the sport.
A' La Fencing will teach you how to fence or help you improve your fencing, but the level of success you have as a fencer is up to you.