Set in the medieval surrounding of Cambridge University, students who choose our fencing program will learn from British Fencing Association coaches.
July 11th – August 1st 2018
13 – 18 years oldPlease note some academic options are recommended/designed for specific ages – see below.
All students choose one academic and one elective program.
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Fencing summer school program

Set in the medieval surrounding of Cambridge University, ISSOS offers a unique fencing elective. Students who choose our fencing program will learn from British Fencing Association coaches. This three week course is designed for students of all abilities and levels of physical fitness. Professional coaching and group exercises will assist students to develop quickly in what is one of the most elite and exciting sports around.

Fencing

What will it cover?

  • Experience the fun and skilled art of fencingLearn from qualified fencing coaches
  • Combine learning, fitness and fun
  • Develop your co-ordination skills

Like many martial arts fencing is surrounded by a certain amount ceremony, students will learn about the history and ceremony of the sport and will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship at all times. This intense and exciting elective has been an Olympic sport since 1896 and offer students invaluable skills in developing; hand eye co-ordination, mental agility, movement and problem solving.