Students at Austin StartUp School develop strategic thinking, body awareness and self-assuredness as they sharpen their fencing skills! Similar to dancing, fencing requires an understanding of timing, tempo, measure and velocity and can be a highly effective stress reliever. En garde!
Our Students Practice Poise and Grace with the Art of Sport Fencing
By Suzanne Curriculum, History, Physical Education Oct 06, 2016
Handmade Weaponry Awakens Medieval Characters
By Suzanne Curriculum, Fine Arts, History, Science Mar 07, 2016
Dash gilded a proper handmade sword to accompany his first day of studies on The Middle Ages! Sanding and sculpting his wooden version first, he then carefully created a sand cast into which a metalsmith poured the molten metal. Once cooled, polished and the handle wrapped with leather…a young boy’s medieval character came to life!