• 9 Lessons

    Striking Tempos with Rapier

    Tempo refers to an opportunity to strike that comes through advantageous positioning, making the attacking fencer's action shorter in duration compared to the defending fencer's action. In this course we look at many variations on four core opportunities to attack, and how to counter them.
  • 8 Lessons

    Unorthodox Postures with Rapier

    Through a solid grounding in technique we are able to learn and understand the principles of fencing. Once these are strongly ingrained we can challenge and develop our learning further by exploring how those principles are applied when are starting positions and movement strategies vary.