Control of your opponent’s weapon is a vital skill if your goal is to go beyond point scoring and strike your opponent without being struck in return. Over the course of this instruction, Robert Childs will take you through a master class on blade manipulation. Here you will start by learning his fundamentals of controlling the opposing weapon. Then you will apply those lessons as Robert guides you through the steps of his more often used techniques for blade captures and disarms. As there are numerous sub-skills that must already be in place to make use of this knowledge, it is important to note this class is aimed at the advanced fencer.