2022-2023 Club Schedules & Class Descriptions
GROUP CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Lil Musketeer Class (1 hour) – Designed for the littlest beginners, 5-7 years old. Colorful, plastic and light equipment is used to provide fun and safe experience for little kids. This class covers basic footwork, basic techniques and skills, bouting tactics, etiquette and sportsmanship in the fun environment.
Musketeer Class (1.5 hours) – For kids 10 years old and younger. The class covers footwork, basic techniques and skills, bouting tactics, etiquette and sportsmanship and provides competitive guidance to those who would like to compete Regionally or Nationally.
Adult Class (1.5 hours) – Designed for adults who work (non-fencing adults and fencing parents). Any adult at any time is welcome to join. The class is for beginner and intermediate fencers. All adults with no previous experience are welcome. NYFA will provide the equipment for the first month.
Intermediate Class (2 hours) – Fencers who have acquired a good understanding of basic movements and have at least half a year of fencing experience. This class brings fencers to a higher level of footwork and technical skills, bouting tactics and continues to emphasize etiquette and sportsmanship.
Advanced Competition Class (2 hours) – Advanced classes for fencers with at least one year competitive experience with fencing. Fencers in this class are annual members, take individual lessons, train two-three times a week, have their own electric and protective gear, and compete regularly in local as well as national events.
Bouting Class (2 hours) – Directed bouting class for intermediate and advanced fencers.
30-Minute Conditioning Class – Intense work out to improve general body strength, speed, coordination and endurance.
1-Hour Conditioning Class – Stretching exercises and intense work out to improve general body strength, speed, coordination and endurance.
Footwork Class (1 hour) – Footwork for intermediate-advanced students, led by Coach Sergey Danilov.
Homeschool Class (1.5 hours) – Program exclusively designed for the homeschool community, with flexible hours for the classes and private lessons and smaller groups of kids. Kids learn fencing footwork and technical drills as well as fencing each other. All classes include strength and flexibility exercises as well as tactical tasks and games.
After School Program – Click here for information
Open Bouting – practice bouting with other fencers.
Private Lessons (20-40 min.) – designed to allow maximum fencing progress and schedule flexibility. One-on-one lessons with the coach can begin as soon as scheduled and are available during club hours, before or after classes.