No class President’s Day
Bring a Friend to Fence PIR Day January 21
New Beginner Class starts January 28 4:15
Epee - ages 8-17 Mondays 4:15-5:15
Epee 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 class will run concurrently with a beginner class for some of the spring.
Epee for 8-13 year olds - Tuesdays 4:15-5:15
For young fencers of all skill levels (after beginner class) who wish more one on one attention to hone their skills and who wish to train primarily with others their own age/size.
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 Wednesdays 5:15-6:15
Most level II epeeists fence more than twice a week.
FOIL - ages 10-18 Wednesdays 6:15-7:00
Foil Classes will run September 4-May for fencers who have completed the beginner class. This class shares space with open bouting and includes time to fence 7:00-7:15.
Saber and Foil Fridays 4:15-5:15
Saber /Foil Classes will run September 4-May for fencers who have completed the beginner class and who are either fencing twice a week or who have fenced at least a year.
open bouting - Ages 10+ Wednesdays 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. 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 class. Private lessons may be scheduled during this time if there is space.
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.
Competition Epee Classes Requires Comp Membership
Footwork - Ages 11+ Mondays 5:15-5:45 and Wednesdays 3:45-4:15
Footwork and more footwork. Designed for competition class fencers. Others who wish more footwork may join the footwork session with approval.
Advanced Competition Training Mondays 5:45-7:15 ages 13+
Advanced Comp Training is not generally a class format, it is fencer led drills, collaborative coaching, possibly more footwork.
Competition Class Wednesdays 4:15-5:15 Ages 12+
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. Comp fencers are encouraged to stay for the level II class and open bouting to have time to fence as well.