Archived Versions

PE.740 Fencing

As taught in: Spring 2007

MIT fencer attacks his opponent.

MIT fencer Spencer Sugimoto attacks his opponent at the New England Championships. (Photo courtesy of Joanna Tong.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Jaroslav Koniusz

Course Features

Course Description

This course is intended to provide students with the fundamentals of fencing, including footwork, bladework, bouting and refereeing. It will allow students to develop the ability to analyze a fencing bout, and promotes creativity in applying acquired skills in a fencing bout.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .mp4, .rm.