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2023-2024: Dance

Name
Days
Location
Dance Discovery Ballet & Tap Ages 4-5
(45 minute class/1x per week) A combination of classical ballet, tap and musical theatre dance skills develop excellent coordination, balance, and rhythm through fundamental dance movement. Our syllabus offers creative themes, motivating music, and colorful props to enhance the engaging learning environment we offer. Foundational techniques will be introduced in this course including barre work and basic ballet terminology. Elements of pantomime, as it relates to classical ballet narration, will also be incorporated in this class. Music, movement, and creativity will continue to be explored in Dance Discovery to best suit the developmental needs of students and ensure an efficient transition from Dance Discovery to Level I and 2. Dance Discovery students are guided by an experienced dance professional so that our studio class is organized, well managed, and productive each week as our skills become more cumulative during the season. An informal, in-studio performance for family in December helps to prepare our youngest dancers for performing on stage. Students participate in our Student Showcase Matinee in the spring at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 4 - 6
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet & Tap Level 2
This class is full
(45 minute class/1x per week) Level 2 students will train through the progression of a standard classical ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The students will also work in the center of the floor and across the floor with combinations. As the student learns the technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Level advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Our Level 2 dancers will be using the nationally recognized Dance Masters of America tap training syllabus. Level 2 dance students have the opportunity to perform with the Collierville Ballet in The Nutcracker (December) and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 6 - 9
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet Level 3
(45 minute co-ed class/2x per week) Level 3 students will train through the progression of a standard classical ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The students will also work in the center of the floor and across the floor with combinations. As the student learns the technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Level advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Level 3 dance students have the opportunity to perform with the Collierville Ballet in The Nutcracker (December) and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 7 - 10
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet & Tap Level 1
(45 minute class/1x per week) Level 1 students will learn the classical ballet positions through the progression of a standard ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The student moves into beginning center work, away from the support of the ballet barre. As the student learns the ballet technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Ballet advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Our Level 1 dancers will be using the nationally recognized Dance Masters of America tap training syllabus. Level I dance students have an informal, in-studio performance for family in December and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 5 - 7
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet & Tap Level 2 Int.
(45 minute class/1x per week) Level 2 students will train through the progression of a standard classical ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The students will also work in the center of the floor and across the floor with combinations. As the student learns the technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Level advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Our Level 2 dancers will be using the nationally recognized Dance Masters of America tap training syllabus. Level 2 dance students have the opportunity to perform with the Collierville Ballet in The Nutcracker (December) and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 7 - 11
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet Level Beg/Int Open Level
A classical co-ed ballet class for adult students at a beginning level of technique. Our class uses proper ballet terminology and includes a traditional classical ballet warm up at the barre followed by combinations in the center floor and across the floor. Each class will include a warm up and cool down to help students improve their flexibility and core strength too. Ballet shoes and dance/exercise attire is required for this class. Our in-studio boutique features professional quality ballet shoes, body wear and accessories for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
Ages 12 - 99
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet Level Beg/Int Open Level
A classical co-ed ballet class at a beginning level of technique. Our class uses proper ballet terminology and includes a traditional classical ballet warm up at the barre followed by combinations in the center floor and across the floor. Each class will include a warm up and cool down to help students improve their flexibility and core strength too. Ballet shoes and dance/exercise attire is required for this class. Our in-studio boutique features professional quality ballet shoes, body wear and accessories for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
Ages 12 - 99
Wednesday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio #104
CAA
Lyrical & Contemporary Dance Int Levels
Intermediate level students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of contemporary jazz and modern dance techniques at the barre, center and across-the-floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our lyrical and jazz dance syllabus. Inspiring music, creative choreography, and the enriching spirit of this class makes lyrical and jazz dance a terrific artistic expression for teens. This class will perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 11 - 18
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio #105
CAA
Little Steps Ballet (Ages 3-4)
Little Steps Ballet (1x per week for 30 mins) This foundational class encourages a child’s sense of creativity and imagination, while introducing them to the fundamental elements of movement. Students will gain awareness of musicality and rhythm while exploring the concepts of space, time, force, movement, body, and form. Age-appropriate classroom activities develop gross motor skills, strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance while introducing students to the structure, etiquette, and discipline of dance in a fun and encouraging environment. Students will learn classical ballet terminology and practice exercises specifically designed to prepare them for future ballet training.
Students must be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our CAA in-studio boutique. An informal, in-studio performance for family in December helps to prepare our youngest dancers for performing on stage. Students participate in our Student Showcase Matinee in the spring at the Harrell Theatre.

Ages 3 - 4
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Dance Discovery Ballet & Tap (Ages 4-5)
(45 minute class/1x per week) A combination of classical ballet, tap and musical theatre dance skills develop excellent coordination, balance, and rhythm through fundamental dance movement. Our syllabus offers creative themes, motivating music, and colorful props to enhance the engaging learning environment we offer. Foundational techniques will be introduced in this course including barre work and basic ballet terminology. Elements of pantomime, as it relates to classical ballet narration, will also be incorporated in this class. Music, movement, and creativity will continue to be explored in Dance Discovery to best suit the developmental needs of students and ensure an efficient transition from Dance Discovery to Level I and 2. Dance Discovery students are guided by an experienced dance professional so that our studio class is organized, well managed, and productive each week as our skills become more cumulative during the season. An informal, in-studio performance for family in December helps to prepare our youngest dancers for performing on stage. Students participate in our Student Showcase Matinee in the spring at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 4 - 6
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Level 3 Dance Combo (Ballet, Tap/Jazz)
(1 Hour co-ed class/1x per week) Level 3 students will train through the progression of a standard classical ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The students will also work in the center of the floor and across the floor with combinations. As the student learns the technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Level advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Level Combo Class Students will also study jazz and tap dance using the nationally recognized Dance Masters of America tap training syllabus and the world-class Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Syllabus. Students will have a full-body warm up designed to improve their flexibility, strength, and coordination in the center of the studio and at the barre. Weekly combinations in the center floor area and across the floor help students to build their confidence and technical abilities. All class music is age appropriate. . Level 3 dance students have the opportunity to perform with the Collierville Ballet in The Nutcracker (December) and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 7 - 11
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Little Steps Ballet (Ages 3-4)
Little Steps Ballet (1x per week for 30 mins) This foundational class encourages a child’s sense of creativity and imagination, while introducing them to the fundamental elements of movement. Students will gain awareness of musicality and rhythm while exploring the concepts of space, time, force, movement, body, and form. Age-appropriate classroom activities develop gross motor skills, strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance while introducing students to the structure, etiquette, and discipline of dance in a fun and encouraging environment. Students will learn classical ballet terminology and practice exercises specifically designed to prepare them for future ballet training.
Students must be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our CAA in-studio boutique.

Ages 3 - 4
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Level 3 Dance Combo: Ballet/Jazz
(45 Min co-ed class/1x per week) Level 3 students will train through the progression of a standard classical ballet barre, and learn the French vocabulary that defines all ballet steps. The students will also work in the center of the floor and across the floor with combinations. As the student learns the technique appropriate for each level, and when the student’s body has become strong enough to accomplish the movements taught, then at the discretion of the Artistic Director, the student moves to the next level where more intricate steps and combinations are introduced. Level advancement is based on ability, not age. Our motivating music and special-themed props offer the students additional incentives for learning proper dance terminology and age-appropriate dance techniques each week. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our class syllabus based upon the world-class Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus. Level Combo Class Students will also study jazz using the world-class Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Syllabus. Students will have a full-body warm up designed to improve their flexibility, strength, and coordination in the center of the studio and at the barre. Weekly combinations in the center floor area and across the floor help students to build their confidence and technical abilities. All class music is age appropriate. Level 3 dance students have the opportunity to perform with the Collierville Ballet in The Nutcracker (December) and perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.
Ages 7 - 11
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Pop Hop Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre
(45 Min class/1x per week) Students in this course will train in classic jazz dance, tap dance, musical theater, and age appropriate pop hop dance styles. We will be using the nationally recognized Dance Masters of America tap training syllabus and the world-class Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Syllabus. Students will have a full-body warm up designed to improve their flexibility, strength, and coordination in the center of the studio and at the barre. Weekly combinations in the center floor area and across the floor help students to build their confidence and technical abilities. All class music is age appropriate. These students will perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville. Students with previous experience should contact our office for a class placement evaluation prior to registering for a class. Please call 901-861-7001 for more information.
Ages 7 - 12
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Lyrical & Contemporary Dance Int Level
This class is full
Our Intermediate Lyrical Jazz and Contemporary dance class includes everything jazz dance technique at the barre, center-floor and across-the-floor! Combinations of jazz dance steps develop in complexity throughout the season as the students' skills improve. Age-appropriate music and choreography is used for classes and choreography. This class will perform in the Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre in Collierville.

Ages 9 - 14
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio #105
CAA
Classical Ballet Level Beg/Int Open Level
A classical co-ed ballet class at a beginning level of technique. Our class uses proper ballet terminology and includes a traditional classical ballet warm up at the barre followed by combinations in the center floor and across the floor. Each class will include a warm up and cool down to help students improve their flexibility and core strength too. Ballet shoes and dance/exercise attire is required for this class. Our in-studio boutique features professional quality ballet shoes, body wear and accessories for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
Ages 12 - 99
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio #104
CAA
Classical Ballet & Pointe Level 6
This class is full
(Classes/3x per week required) Level 6 Intermediate students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of classical ballet techniques at the barre, center and across-the-floor using combinations of steps from the intermediate/advanced level of our ballet syllabus. Pointe work is integrated into the weekly ballet lessons. This class level also has a dancer's conditioning class and lyrical jazz/contemporary dance each week. Level 6 Ballet students will perform roles in the Collierville Ballet production of The Nutcracker in December and will perform both classical ballet and lyrical/contemporary dance in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 11 - 17
Tuesday Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio #105
CAA
Classical Ballet & Pre-Pointe Level 5
(Classes/2x per week) is a classical ballet class for intermediate level dancers. Our classical ballet syllabus (Level 5 technique) introduces our students to a more advanced understanding of classical ballet technique at the barre, center-floor, across-the-floor, variations, and combinations. Pointe training is incorporated into this class and begins with work at the barre and progresses to the center when students are ready based upon instructor evaluation. Students will be given a pre-pointe evaluation by the Artistic Director to determine their readiness for pointe training. Character dance, Pilates Conditioning and Flexibility Training, and beginning Classical Variations are taught throughout the season also. Level 5 students may audition to join the Collierville Ballet and will perform roles in The Nutcracker and Level 5 and Level 6 students will perform in our annual student showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 9 - 12
Tuesday Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio #105
CAA
Classical Ballet & Pointe Level 7 & 8
This class is full
Classes 3x per week - Intermediate/Advanced ballet students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of classical ballet techniques at the barre, center and across-the-floor using combinations of steps from the intermediate/advanced level of our ballet syllabus. Pointe work is integrated into our weekly class training schedule. Students will study classical ballet variations from well-known ballets, character dance and participate in conditioning Pilates classes on a monthly basis. A minimum of class three days per week is required at this level of classical ballet training. Students may audition to join the Collierville Ballet to gain more performance experience including the full-length Nutcracker at the Harrell Theatre (4+ performances) and this class will perform in the Showcase at the end of the dance season in May at the Harrell Theatre ( 2 performances ).
Ages 12 - 40
M 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Tu 7:15 PM-8:30 PM
Th 7:15 PM-8:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
Lyrical & Contemporary Dance Adv Levels
Advanced students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of contemporary jazz and modern dance techniques at the barre, center and across-the-floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our lyrical and jazz dance syllabus. Inspiring music, creative choreography, and the enriching spirit of this class makes lyrical and jazz dance a terrific artistic expression for teens. This class will perform in our annual Student Showcase in May at the Harrell Theatre.
Ages 11 - 18
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio #105
CAA
Classical Ballet Level Beg/Int Open Level
A classical co-ed ballet class for adult students at a beginning level of technique. Our class uses proper ballet terminology and includes a traditional classical ballet warm up at the barre followed by combinations in the center floor and across the floor. Each class will include a warm up and cool down to help students improve their flexibility and core strength too. Ballet shoes and dance/exercise attire is required for this class. Our in-studio boutique features professional quality ballet shoes, body wear and accessories for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
Ages 13 - 99
Saturday
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio #104
CAA

2023-2024 Fine Arts

Name
Days
Location
04/05-04/26: Mixed Media Fine Arts (4 Sessions/Ages 10-12)
Mixed Media Fine Arts is a Fine Arts Discovery Class that covers basic sketching and drawing techniques, color theory, watercolor/acrylic painting and sculpture. This is a beginning introductory course that is helpful to see if students would like to join our regular season of Fine Arts classes that run during the school season. Please wear clothing that is suitable for an art class. All materials are provided for this class.
Ages 10 - 12
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Art Room Studio #104
CAA
Drawing & Sketching (5 Sessions)
Fine Arts Drawing & Sketching is a Short Course (4 sessions) for students that covers basic drawing techniques used in fine art. Students will use pencils, inks, pastels and oils to complete drawing exercises and projects during the course. Art smocks are provided but some art materials can be messy. Please wear clothing that is suitable for an art class. All materials are provided for this class.
Ages 6 - 12
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Art Room Studio #104
CAA
02/02-02/23: Sculpture & Mosaic Art (4 Sessions/Ages 6-12)
This class is full
Sculpture & Mosaic Art is a Short Course (4 sessions) for students that covers clay sculpture, paper sculpture, and mosaic techniques used in fine arts. Students will use clay, paper and mosaic tiles to create several projects during the course. Art smocks are provided but some art materials can be messy. Please wear clothing that is suitable for an art class. All materials are provided for this class. Students are invited to exhibit 1-2 art pieces for our CAA Fine Arts Gallery Show. Details will be emailed by the instructor for the Fine Arts Gallery Show.
Ages 6 - 12
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Art Room Studio #104
CAA
04/05-04/26: Mixed Media Fine Arts (4 Sessions/Ages 6-9)
Mixed Media Fine Arts is a Fine Arts Discovery Class that covers basic sketching and drawing techniques, intro to color theory, watercolor/acrylic painting and sculpture. This is a beginning introductory course that is helpful to see if students would like to join our regular season of Fine Arts classes that run during the school season. Please wear clothing that is suitable for an art class. All materials are provided for this class.
Ages 6 - 9
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Art Room Studio #104
CAA
Watercolor Painting
Watercolor Painting is a Short Course or students that offers instruction in watercolor painting techniques used in fine art. Students will use watercolor paints to complete exercises and several small projects during this short course. Art smocks are provided but some art materials can be messy. Please wear clothing that is suitable for an art class. All materials are provided for this class.
Ages 6 - 12
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Art Room Studio #104
CAA

2023-2024: Music

Name
Days
Location
Tuesday @ 7:30p: Music with Brian
This class is full
Piano? Guitar? Bass? It's up to you! Take a fun and rewarding private music lesson with Brian Costner, local musician and music teacher!
Ages 7 - 99
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Music Room #104
CAA

2023-2024: Martial Arts & Fencing

Name
Days
Location
M530: Tigers Karate (Beg/Int) Ages 8-12
Tigers Karate (Ages 8-12) is a 60-minute class. This class focuses on developing martial arts discipline, solid beg/intermediate Karate skills, and learning Kata. Students will memorize Japanese words, develop basic coordination, solidify their sense of balance, and master proper karate stances/movements.

If new, please register for a Trial visit class for free to see if our dojo is a good fit. Click Schedule Trial to select your date.

If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.

Ages 8 - 12
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
M630: BattleMasters (Beg/Int): Ages 6-12
**CLICK SCHEDULE TRIAL IF NEW. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SIGN UP UNTIL A TRIAL IS COMPLETED**

This class is for new and beginning level students who are trying out BattleMasters AS WELL AS those who are White through Orange Sash.

Using safe, padded weapons, our BattleMasters will teach ages 6-12 basic blade movement/handling skills, footwork, patterns, and block sets during regular classes. In addition to physical training, regular battle games are conducted to challenge the learners and give all the training meaning. In addition to the physical activities, emphasis will be placed on developing the high virtues of Discipline, Humility, Honor, and more as students progress through the levels of Initiate, Squire, Apprentice, and finally Knight.

**CLICK SCHEDULE TRIAL IF NEW/YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SIGN UP UNTIL A TRIAL IS COMPLETED**

Ages 6 - 12
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
M730: Fencing - Ages 12+
Fencers, age 12 and up, who wish to develop beyond a beginning level will reinforce fundamental skills while focusing on specific elemental drills that are then applied during partner work and sparring. Creative tactical concepts plus hi-intensity intervalic conditioning will be common themes as fencers work to eliminate negative technical issues while instilling dynamic, adaptive methods of attack and defense that ensure success.
Ages 12 - 99
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
W530: Little Tigers Karate(Beg) - Ages 4.5-6
This Little Tigers Karate is the perfect introduction to the martial arts for our youngest students. Our Little Tigers program will help your student to improve their gross motor skill coordination, balance, and instill a sense of self-confidence as they learn the martial arts skills in our curriculum. All of our syllabus is age appropriate and students will learn age appropriate kata skills, drills, and self-defense techniques. Our class is disciplined but engaging with exercises and activities that help the students to learn while having a good time too! Our Little Tigers will earn their awards, belts and stripes as they move through the program during the season. The Little Tigers Gi Uniform is purchased in our boutique shop after the student has completed their visit class and has enrolled in the program.
Ages 4 - 6
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio #105
CAA
W630: Young Blades - Ages 8-12
**To enroll in this class, there is a prerequisite: a student needs to take the Learn to Fence class offered on Sats at 9am.**

Young Blades is a class especially for our younger fencers who wish to learn to skills and techniques necessary to become a competitor! This class offers conditioning and stretching, coordination and balance management, endurance and stamina, tactics and game theory concepts as well as opportunities for self-confidence building, achievement, and the skill of learning how to lose.

Ages 8 - 12
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
W730: Fencing - Ages 12+
*Please note: If you are a beginner with little to no experience, there is a pre-requisite class that is mandatory before enrollment in this class is possible. You must take the Learn to Fence Intro class offered on Sats at 9am. Please register for a Trial in the Learn to Fence first.

Fencers, age 12 and up, who wish to develop beyond a beginning level will reinforce fundamental skills while focusing on specific elemental drills that are then applied during partner work and sparring. Creative tactical concepts plus hi-intensity intervalic conditioning will be common themes as fencers work to eliminate negative technical issues while instilling dynamic, adaptive methods of attack and defense that ensure success. Fencers must provide their own equipment.

Ages 12 - 99
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA
F530: Little Tigers Karate(Int) - Ages 4.5-6
This Little Tigers Karate is for young karate students who have been taking for at least a few months. Our Little Tigers program will help your student to improve their gross motor skill coordination, balance, and instill a sense of self-confidence as they learn the martial arts skills in our curriculum. All of our syllabus is age appropriate and students will learn age appropriate kata skills, drills, and self-defense techniques. Our class is disciplined but engaging with exercises and activities that help the students to learn while having a good time too!
Ages 4 - 6
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio #105
CAA
F600: BattleMasters (Int/Adv): Ages 8-12
**Please note: This class is geared towards students who have passed the Orange Sash level. Beginners should start on Mondays at 6:30pm!**

Using safe, padded weapons, our BattleMasters will teach ages 8-12 basic blade movement/handling skills, footwork, patterns, and block sets during regular classes. In addition to physical training, regular battle games are conducted to challenge the learners and give all the training meaning. In addition to the physical activities, emphasis will be placed on developing the high virtues of Discipline, Humility, Honor, and more as students progress through the levels of Initiate, Squire, Apprentice, and finally Knight.

Ages 8 - 12
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio #105
CAA
S900: Learn to Fence! - Ages 9+ (CLICK SCHEDULE TRIAL-DO NOT 'ENROLL')
Learn To Fence (LTF) is where ALL new fencing students begin!

Click 'SCHEDULE TRIAL' if you are ready to TRY FENCING!

** PLEASE DO NOT "ENROLL" IN THE CLASS - CLICK SCHEDULE TRIAL, CHOOSE YOUR DATE THEN PAY THE FEE **

This is an introductory Trial class in the sport of Fencing for ages 9-99+, male/female. It is taught by Coach Thomas Knowles, National Fencing Finalist and Certified Professional Coach/Director, who has been teaching fencers since 1992.

This class introduces students to fencing history and presents sound foundational positions, instills proper movements, and begins teaching correct blade skills. LTF students also get to handle all of the equipment we use when fencing. Most fun of all, LTF students get a chance to Fence during their FIRST class! This class will answer most, if not all, questions that beginners have by introducing the basics and bringing it all together so that by the end of the class, the student WILL KNOW if this is something they'd like to develop, train, and ultimately, compete in - as a personal sport hobby.

Ready to unleash your inner champion? CLICK 'SCHEDULE TRIAL' BELOW to start the process!

** PLEASE DO NOT "ENROLL" IN THE CLASS - CLICK SCHEDULE TRIAL, CHOOSE YOUR DATE THEN PAY THE FEE **

Ages 9 - 99
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio #105
CAA
S130: Fencing - Ages 12.5+
Fencers, age 12.5 and up, who wish to develop beyond a beginning level will reinforce fundamental skills while focusing on specific elemental drills that are then applied during partner work and sparring. Creative tactical concepts plus hi-intensity intervalic conditioning will be common themes as fencers work to eliminate negative technical issues while instilling dynamic, adaptive methods of attack and defense that ensure success.

Fencers must provide their own equipment.

Ages 12 - 99
Saturday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio #105
CAA