Exercise with a Historical Perspective
Instruction in the Art and Science of Fencing with the Victorian Fencing Society.
Fencing, the art of offense and defense with a sword, was practiced by men and women as exercise, pastime and martial art in the Victorian Era.
The Victorian Fencing Society offers a unique class that combines a low impact workout and the discussion of historical topics of the 18th and 19th century.
Exercise brain and body with the Victorian Fencing Society.
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Jonathan Carr began fencing in 1984 under
the tutelage of Kate and Andrew Pekarik,
two Hungarian emigrants that had competed
on the Hungarian Junior National Team. After
years of competitive fencing where he won
numerous state and divisional medals in
Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana, he started
teaching fencing in Mississippi in 1997. He
received his coaching certification at the
USFA Coaches College, was Division Chair
of the USFA Louisiana Division from
2001-2004, and coached students at the
United States Junior Olympics.
In 2011 he began teaching eighteenth
and nineteenth century historical fencing.
Currently he is a coach at the Fencing
Institute of Texas.
For more information you may contact
Jonathan Carr at email@example.com