Lorain County Community College’s Health, Physical Education and Recreation program will offer upcoming non-credit fencing, tai chi and martial arts classes in April and May.
Fencing runs from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, April 18 through May 23. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of modern foil fencing such as footwork, lunge, attack, parry-riposte, strategy, tactics, technique and bouting. Fun and safety are emphasized at all times with instructor Tom Nagy. All equipment (foils, gloves, jackets and masks) are provided. Special protective jackets are provided for ladies.
Tai chi runs from 5-5:50 p.m. Wednesdays, April 19 to May 31. This introductory course explores forms and routines. Topics of discussion to include health, flexibility, balance, stress reduction, internal energy, basic martial arts concepts, strength and the philosophy of this ancient Chinese art form.
Martial arts class runs 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, April 13 to May 25. This course will take students through traditional training in Martial Arts, including Tang Soo Do Tae Kwon Do Judo and is developed to instill confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, self defense skills and discipline. Master AJ Perry is an 8th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and 2nd degree black belt in Judo. The history and etiquette of martial arts is also taught and stressed in class. Additional cost of $45 for mandatory uniform to be paid to instructor during first class session.
Call (440) 366-4067 or visit https://apps.lorainccc.edu/courses/continuinged/default.aspx?a=CHPR to register. Each course is for $42 for the semester. Classes at held at the Ewing Fieldhouse.