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    What we do

  • Modern competitive fencing
  • Competitive SCA rapier play
  • Historical Fencing (Western Martial Arts/HEMA - Non-competitive)
        - German Longsword
        - English Rapier
        - Small Sword
        - Poll Axe
        - Quarterstaff
  • Theatrical Swordplay
  • Individual and group instruction

Who is the Sword Club?

Two veteran Ann Arbor instructors with competitive experience going back to the 1970s lead a motley crew aged 6 to 60. They find common ground in a most uncommon quest for fun and personal growth. On any given Tuesday evening, any of us might do modern foil, saber or epee or play at German Longsword based on 14th-century combat manuals, SCA-style rapier, or c. 1575 period rapier.

In Memoriam: Maestro John D. Bailey, 1928-2010


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Summer 2014
Open fencing thru Aug 12 at the Grange

2014/15 Season
New Introduction to Fencing Class starting Mid-September

Contact us for info or to register!
Ann Arbor, Michigan USA

    Tuesday evenings, 6:30 - 10 pm
    at the Pittsfield Grange Hall


Since 1977