Contact: John Friedberg (Founder & Head Coach): John.m.friedberg@gmail.com (732) 539-7446

Fencing Classes

Beginners

Beginner students may join on a rolling basis.  We offer Saber and Foil classes.  Beginners will attend age based classes with other fencers with approximatley 1 year experience.  We Focus on the fundamental techniques of fencing including basic footwork, simple attacks, parries, ripostes and fencing rules.  Participants will have the opportunity to fence using electric equipment. Equipment will be provided if needed.

Two Beginner classes will be offered loosly based on age as follows: Beginner/Emerging Class for ages 6 1/2 -12 and Beginner/Developing Class for ages 12+

Click here for Fall 2017 Beginner Class Information (as of 10/18)

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Intermediate Saber: Group #1 (ages 8-10) and Group #2 (ages 10-13)

Instructional class that will focus on the fundamental techniques of fencing including basic and intermediate footwork, simple attacks, parries, ripostes, second intention and fencing rules. Students will also should be capable of officiating fencing bouts and we will working on honing these skills. Participants will have the opportunity to fence using electric equipment. Equipment will be provided if needed.

 

Advanced Saber Classes (ages 14+)

Structured class where students work on advanced footwork, blade techniques and strategy through group instruction, drills, situational bouting and electric fencing. Open to fencers who have completed Intermediate fencing. Equipment will be provided if needed, however students are encouraged to have their own equipment.

 

Open Saber Bouting

Fencers participate under their own supervision. Cost: $20 floor fee (Free for those participating in 1 or more instructional classes.

 

Individual Sabre Lessons

I will continue to offer Private lessons by appointment. If you are interested, please contact me to schedule times.

 

Foil and Epee Classes and Lessons

Click to view FOIL and EPEE Lesson and Class Information

 

For Insurance purposes, all participants are required to join US Fencing. Here is the link if needed: http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/698114-individual-memberships