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NEWS & EVENTS

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October 29, 2023

6:30-8:00 pm

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A Great opportunity to experience 18th and 19th century history for free.

 

In the 17 and 18th centuries, a culture of salons flourished in Europe. Salons were social gatherings in which individuals engaged in the art of conversation in pursuit of knowledge and fellowship. This is a social event with an introduction and training in Victorian Era fencing techniques with smallsword, foil, dueling sword and military saber.

  • Fencing for beginners and advanced participants.

  • No experience necessary, equipment provided.  

  • Discussion forum on 18th and 19th century history.

  • Beverages and light snacks.

  • Ages 21 and older. 

  • Monthly Salons are free!

 

November 12, 2023

9th Annual

VFS Grand Assault of Arms

1-4pm

Farmers Branch Historical Park

2540 Farmers Branch Ln, Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Our premiere event, this year will be a Texas Grand Assault, showcasing matches among VFS members using weapons representing the history of Texas: Tomahawk (Native American), Spanish Rapier & Dagger (Spain), Smallsword (France), Military Saber (Mexico), Bowie Knife (Texas), and Bayonet vs Saber (United States).

The Guard and Defense - The Lunge - Tempo & Distance - Seeking Measure and Striking

Seminar followed by a Torneo di Allanamento (Training Tournament)

Sunday October 8, 2023

2-5pm

Location: Fencing Institute of Texas

1000 W Crosby Rd #134,

Carrollton, TX 75006

  • Fees: $20 ($10 for members of FIT)

  • Protective Fencing Equipment Required including Mask, Jacket, Gloves, Full body protection (Some equipment available to loan)

RSVP and Questions: Jonathan Carr fencecoachcarr@gmail.com

October 8, 2023

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