The Decatur School of Arms offers fencing clases of all levels of Rapier
experience at the Decatur Recreation Center in downtown Decatur. In
this five-week course, students learn footwork, body mechanics, and
how to use the quintessential Renaissance weapon, the rapier. A great
workout for people in any physical condition, this class offers a fun
and personalized approach to mastering the “Art of Defense” useful for
actors who want to build their stage combat skills, students who want
to take up a unique sport, and adult learners looking for an
interesting way to incorporate important anaerobic elements into their
fitness routines.

Stop by any Thursday when classes are in session from 7:30-9:00 pm for a free introductory lesson. The fee for a 5-week session is $50. The class is taught by certified fencing master David Coblentz and is located at 231 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA 30030. Free parking is available in the library parking deck for Recreation Center patrons.