These consists of 4 classes or private lessons that will teach the basics of modern Olympic fencing.
Youth introduction group class meets Sundays 9:45-10:45am and the cost is $110
The private lesson package can be scheduled around participant and coach availability and the cost is $160
All equipment is provided for either option
This program is for fencers who have completed an introduction course or have prior fencing experience. This program meets for 60 minutes 1-2x a week. Classes will include games for physical development, improvement of essential footwork, introduction to more advanced tactics and blade work, drilling and bouting. Fencers will be introduced to electronic scoring and bouting using same system seen at the Olympics. Students may schedule private lessons at this time accelerate their development to prepare them for intermediate or competitive classes.
All equipment is provided and the cost is $110 a month if attending once a week or $165 a month if attending both sessions.
Pre Competitive and Intermediate Programs
These programs are for fencers who graduated from Beginning Foil. Classes meet for 90mins 1-2x per week. Classes emphasize bouting tactics and improvement of technique. With a focus on drilling and bouting with electrical equipment. Fencers will continue to learn the rules of the sport while including games for physical development and team building.
Fencers will have the opportunity to compete at selected local and regional competitions and may also schedule private lessons and/or attend open bouting sessions once they have demonstrated a good understanding of basic tactics and right of way to the coaching staff.
The cost is $145 a month is attending once a week or $195 a month if attending both sessions. Some equipment may be required.
This is a competitive program with an emphasis on preparation for regional and national level fencing.
Students will further improve their footwork and blade work and will expand their knowledge of tactics and techniques. This will allow the fencers to master skills that they learned in the beginning and intermediate program and transfer them to competitive bouting. The program consists of class 3x weekly with additional bouting and private lessons strongly recommended.
This course is by coach invitation only
These are 20-30 minute one on one sessions scheduled directly with the coach. They are helpful to fencers at any level but mandatory for any fencer looking to compete regionally and nationally.
Cost is $30 per lesson for students enrolled in classes or academy members, $40 for non-members