The club will be holding a general meeting next Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7-7:25pm. We request all members and
associate members to take part as we will require quorum to hold the meeting. An agenda has been sent out so please notify
Joe if you have not received it. We hope to see all of you there.
Class Schedule Change - Saturday, September 30, 2017
Due to the Spear Workshop and FPhLunch scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017, Novice, G1, G2, and G3 Foil has been
rescheduled to 11:30am-12:30pm for that day. Please make a note in your schedules. Apologies for the late notice.
September Spear Workshop
There is a Spear Workshop scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017. However, the time has been changed to
9:30 - 11:30am. The focus of this workshop is on tactical drills that will prepare students for the free assault. It is open to
students in G1, G2 & G3. As the registration deadline has already passed, a late fee will be applied to any registration requests
from this point forward. Please ask Joe if you would like to participate.
There is a Fencing Philosophy Lunch (FPhLunch) scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 12:30pm - 4:00pm. The
theme for this FPhLunch is "Classical Fencing in the 21st Century". Of course, lunch is included with the class and there will also a brief round of board games following the talk. It is open to students in G1, G2 & G3. As the registration deadline has already
passed, a late fee will be applied to any registration requests from this point forward. Please ask Joe if you would like to
L'Assistant Chef de Salle - Ms. Bianca Lok
We would like to congratulate Ms. Bianca Lok. Effective October 1, 2017, she will be taking on the role of L'Assistant Chef de
Salle or L'Assistant de Salle for short. the L'Assistant de Salle is the deputy of the Chef de Salle. She is responsible for the duties delegated to her by the Chef when he is present; and the entirety of his duties when he is not. If there is any confusion about
proper salle conduct from students, the Chef and L'Assistant de Salle are the authority on the subject.
October Beginner Class
Children, Parents, and Adults beginner courses will start Thursday, October 5, 2017. If you have friends or family who are
interested in learning Classical Fencing, please let them know.
University of Toronto Historical Fencing Club
If you have any friends or family attending the University of Toronto, the University of Toronto Historical Fencing Club will be
holding a demonstration of Classical Fencing at 1pm at the Hart House on October 16, 2017. Both Joe and Maître Longino will
be assisting with this demo. More information will be made available as we get closer to the date.
New York City Convivium
The Martinez Academy will be holding a special event called the Convivium from Friday, October 20, 2017 to
Sunday, October 22, 2017 in New York city. The event is a celebration of Maestro Ramon Martinez's 35th anniversary as a
Classical Fencing Master along with Maestro Jeanette Acosta-Martinez's 17th anniversary. The programme for the weekend is
filled with various activities. If you are interested in attending and would like to get more information, please contact Joe.