Youth Introductory Fencing
10:00 am - 11:00 am
All necessary fencing equipment is included. Students should wear full-length pants and athletic shoes.
Salle Auriol offers a free month long class (four, 1 hour long, Saturday sessions) to introduce kids 7 to 11 years old to the Olympic sport of fencing.
The class enrollment is limited to 10 students on a first come, first enrolled basis and is limited to one month per student. All the necessary fencing equipment is provided free of charge; students need only arrive in work out gear and sneakers. Parent or designated Guardian must remain on premises during the class.
This introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing is ENTIRELY FREE. Should the child wish to continue training in the sport, they are eligible to participate in the Youth classes upon completion of this course.
The next introductory session will be held in March. If you would like to start fencing sooner or this session is full you can sign up for Youth Beginning Fencing.
Youth Beginning Fencing
Saturday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Students may attend Saturdays (epee) or Wednesdays (foil). There is no switching or substituting days.
All necessary fencing equipment is included in the class fee. Students should wear full-length pants and athletic shoes.
Our ongoing youth beginning course is great for fencers who have finished our free introduction or new students who are looking to get started in fencing. The class reinforces basic fencing concepts and prepares students to participate in our weekday intermediate or competitive courses.
Youth Intermediate Fencing
Monday and Wednesday
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Micah Akard, Russel Redding and Michael Green
Full-length pants and athletic shoes are required. Fencing equipment is included, however students in the intermediate classes should start acquiring some of their own gear.
Our ongoing youth fencing classes for 7-11 explores foil, epee or saber sport fencing and focuses on the fundamentals. Participants must have completed Youth Beginning Fencing course or have instructor approval.
Youth Competitive Fencing
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Nikita Sakhanenko and Russel Redding
In order to participate in our competitive programs, fencers are required to own the same equipment that is required in competition.
A competitive track for fencers 7-11. Participants learn skills necessary for competition and prepare for Y10 competition and beyond. Enrollment is subject to instructor approval.
Fencers need approval of the coach to register for class. Please talk to your coach or email us to inquire about this program.
Although fencing is primarily an individual sport, kids develop a strong sense of teamwork during practice. Fencing is a co-ed sport where girls and boys have equal opportunity to excel, and children regularly defeat equally ranked adults.
Parents of our high school fencers have said that their child's fencing was a deciding factor in gaining admittance to a first choice college.