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We are committed to sharing classical fencing information and news as our club develops in Springfield, MO. Check below for recent articles, historic information, and announcements.

Classical Fencing Lessons Forthcoming!

Queen City Classical Fencing is currently seeking charter club members to begin classical fencing lessons in Springfield, MO post-pandemic. Learn more here.

Women’s Fencing Instruction, 1917

On this last day of Women’s History Month, it is fitting that we examine how many women in the United States were introduced to fencing in the early Twentieth Century. In 1917, Mary C. Morgan edited a volume…

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Bryn Mawr Fencers, 1927

Bryn Mawr College is one of the original Seven Sisters colleges, selective colleges created to provide women with the same caliber of education found at the then men-only Ivy League colleges. All of the Seven Sisters were founded between 1837 and 1889. Bryn Mawr College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Barnard College, and Wellesley College…

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The Princess and the Eye Patch

Doña Ana de Mendoza, the Princess of Éboli, is a woman full of historic intrigue and mystery. Fascination of her is fueled not only by her legendary beauty, courtly manipulations, and murderous plot, but also the mystery surrounding…

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Fencing Articles Forthcoming

Look for future news and forthcoming fencing articles filled with tips and information. Meanwhile, read about us using the menu options above or contact us to inquire about joining Queen City Classical Fencing.

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