About the School

The Nelson School of Arms is an institution for learning the art and science of classical fencing, and is part of a living tradition of instruction that can be traced into the 19th century.

Instruction is suitable for all ages and abilities. Private instruction and group classes are taught at the Hollywood Academy of Dance, in Van Nuys, CA, and through the City of Alhambra in Alhambra, CA. Please send an email to instructor@nelsonfencingschool.com or call 360-773-5865 for more information, or to set up a lesson.

Group Classes

Saturday (ages 16+) 1-3pm, Hollywood Academy of Dance

Monday (ages 9-13) 6-7pm, Emery Park, Alhambra, CA

Monday (ages 13+) 7:15-8:15pm Emery Park, Alhambra, CA

To register for the Alhambra classes, please do so through the City of Alhambra at the following link : https://www.cityofalhambra.org/resources/leisure-activities-guide

Private Lessons

By appointment, held at the Hollywood Academy of Dance.