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Preparatory Group Fencing Classes - Winter 2017

Olympic Sport Fencing: Foil, Sabre, Epee

This class offers a more intensive approach that refines the fundamentals of the Introductory class. The goal is to prepare students for the intermediate level where they may fence other students without close supervision. New techniques designed to rapidly improve knowledge of the basics are introduced as well as how to fence using electric equipment. Students continue learning about the sabre and epee, and also are introduced to the Historical Swordsmanship program.

Equipment rentals are available for an additional fee. Please click here for more information.

Little Musketeers (ages 4 to 5) -- six 45-minute sessions    
Saturday February 25 9:15 am
Young Gladiators (ages 6 to 8) -- six 45-minute sessions    
Saturday February 25 12:00 pm
Youth (ages 9 to 13) -- six 1-hour sessions    
Saturday February 25 2:00 pm
Monday February 27 6:00 pm
Adult/Teen (ages 14 to adult) -- six 1-hour sessions    
Sunday February 26 1:00 pm
Monday February 27 7:00 pm

Historical Swordsmanship: Rapier & Longsword

This class offers an expanded study of Renaissance and Medieval sword fighting styles. New techniques are explored allowing students to engage in more independent sparring. The goal is to prepare students for the intermediate level where they may fence other students without direct supervision. Students also are introduced to the Olympic Sport program.

Equipment rentals are available for an additional fee. Please click here for more information.

Youth (ages 9 to 13) -- six 1-hour sessions    
Sunday February 26 10:00 am
Tuesday February 28 7:00 pm
Adult/Teen (ages 14 to adult) -- six 1-hour sessions    
Sunday February 26 12:00 pm

 

Registration

Phone: Call (703) 321-4922 to sign up with a VAF representative
Fax: Send to (703) 321-3585
In Person: Visit us weekdays: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 11pm; Saturdays and Sundays: 9 am to 3 pm
Mail: Send registration to Virginia Academy of Fencing
5401-B Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22151

Private lessons are also available for sport or historical students who require scheduling flexibility or more personal attention.