Jedi Classes ages 6-9 will start September 21.
Beginner ages 9-17 started September 10 or can start October 20
Adult Beginners start with private lessons and join the Tuesday class. Next adult beginner seminar is January 12
Leadership Program started September 2
All other classes started September 4
Epee I - ages 8-17 Mondays or Tuesdays 4:15-5:15
Epee I is for all fencers, level I and above, who have completed at least the equivalent of the beginner classes. Some younger Jedi fencers may join these classes. The Monday Epee I class will be a Beginner/Level I class for the first 6 weeks of the fall and then transition into a regular Level I class. Level I fencers from last year who fenced all year may wish to start in the Tuesday class in September.
Teen Epee - ages 12-19 Tuesdays 5:15-6:15
For teen fencers of all skill levels (after beginner class).
Adult Epee I/II- Ages 16+Tuesdays 6:15-7:15
Instruction and fencing time. Designed for adult fencers who have completed the equivalent of the beginner class. May include younger family members.
Epee II - ages 10-18 Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays 5:15-6:15
Most level II epeeists fence more than twice a week. Some 14-19 year old fencers also fence in the adult classes. Some younger fencers ages 9-13 fencing multiple days a week will train in both level I and II classes.
Foil Thursdays 4:15-5:45
2018-2019 Foil Program will run September 4-May
Come play the fencing with right-of-way game.
open bouting - Ages 10+ Wednesdays
This is straight up fencing time, not a class. If you fence at open bouting, please make sure you warm-up and stretch before fencing. You may wish to arrange a fencing partner of your own age/skill level ahead of time. USFA membership is required. Private lessons may be scheduled during this time.
Kids Open Bouting - ages 11-18 Tuesdays 6:15-7:15
This is straight up fencing time, not a class. If you fence at open bouting, please make sure you warm-up and stretch before fencing. You may wish to arrange a fencing partner of your own age/skill level ahead of time. USFA membership is required. This takes place during the adult level I/II class. Private lessons may be scheduled during this time.
Conditioning - Ages 10-adult Mondays 6:15-7:00
Conditioning for fencing, for balance, and for life.
Jedi Classes - Ages 6-9 start Saturday September 21 10:00-10:45
An introduction to all things fencing for ages 6-9 focused on fun, footwork, coordination, flexibility, strength, games, decision-making, development of strategic thinking. We will use light equipment and methodology especially suited to this age group. No experience is necessary. Young fencers continue in the Jedi class until they are prepared to join the level I/II classes with the older kids (usually between the ages of 8 and 9 and after 3-12 months of fencing). Basic equipment and USFA non-competitive membership is included. Pre-registration is required. No class November 17 or 24 for Thanksgiving.
Competition Epee Classes - Ages 11-18 Mondays 5:15-6:15 and Wednesdays 4:15-5:15
For competition and leadership training program members only
Further skills and tactical drills, conditioning, development of strategy, and preparation for the emotional component of competition. Some younger competitive fencers and adults may also join this class.