Day Time Classes

Age-Friendly Fencing

Fencing is a perfect sport for folks fifty and up (“veterans,” in fencing lingo), adaptable to a wide range of fitness and mobility, and fostering both mental and physical fitness. Whether you tried fencing back in college or have always secretly wanted to “buckle swash,” join RFA Coach Badger Merritt for this eight week introduction to modern sport fencing—move a bit, make some new friends, and find out whether fencing is a good fit for you. 

About your instructor:

Coach Badger Merritt, age 62, has been fencing over 20 years, and is a two-time member of the US Veteran World Fencing Team.

Format: 8 weeks of 80 minute classes,

equipment (mask, jacket, foil) provided

Time: Fridays, 1 -2:20 pm

Cost: $140

Starting Date:  5/27/22

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Homeschool Beginner Fencing:
Fitness and Fun

Designed for home school students, this class provides a comprehensive introduction to the sport of fencing, leavened with a dollop of history (fencing through the centuries) and engineering (the mechanics of fencing’s electronic scoring systems). Students will learn footwork, foil blade work, rules, and fencing etiquette through a combination of drills, games, and bouting, and finish the class prepared to enter an intermediate course. Use of club gear included with tuition.

For ages: 9-13

Skill level: Beginners

Format: 8 weeks of 80 minute classes,

equipment (mask, jacket, foil) provided

Time: Fridays, 11 am – 12:20 pm

Cost: $140

Sarting Date: 5/27/22

PLEASE REMEMBER TO FILL OUT OUR EXTRA INFORMATION FORM AFTER PAYING

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