Discover the sport called “physical chess”!

 

physical chess

Olympia Fencing Center provides a full range of classes for all ages and abilities.

Both our Épée and Foil programs are highly competitive and most successful in the New England Division.

Call today for a free class! For all aspiring fencers: join us anytime for a FREE Learn to Fence class!

We strive to show everyone the beauty of fencing, with all its great benefits. Feel free to walk in during our regular hours and you’ll get a preview to fencing, with no obligation!

Come in and fence with us today!

Weekly Schedule

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
4:00- 5:30
Épée Youth Comp.

4:00- 5:00
Épée Youth LTF
4:00- 5:30
Épée Youth Comp.
4:00 - 5:00
Épée Musketeers
4:00- 5:30
Épée Youth Comp.
9:00- 10:00
Foil Musketeers*
9:00- 10:00
Foil Musketeers*
5:30- 7:30
Épée Juniors Comp.
5:00- 6:30
Épée Youth Pre-Comp.
5:30- 7:30
Épée Juniors Comp.
5:00 - 6:30
Épée Youth Pre- Comp.
5:30- 7:30
Épée Juniors Comp.
10:00- 11:00
Épée Youth LTF
10:00- 11:00
Épée Musketeers
5:30- 6:30
Foil PreComp.
5:30 - 6:30
Foil LTF
5:30-7:30
Foil Pre Comp
11:00- 12:00
Épée Youth LTF
Foil Musketeers
Foil Pre Comp
11:30
Épée Open Fencing
7:30- 8:30
Épée Adult LTF
7:00 - 9:00
Foil Comp.
7:00 - 9:00
Foil Comp.
12:00- 1:30
Épée Youth PreComp.
7:30- 9:00
Épée Adult Comp.
7:30- 9:00
Épée Open Fencing
7:30 - 9:00
Épée Adult Comp.
7:30- 9:30
Foil Comp.
1:00- 2:30
Foil Comp.
8:00 - 9:00
Foil Adults LTF*
8:00 - 9:00
Foil Open Fencing
2:30 - 4:00
Foil Open Fencing

*Not available now, classes still forming.

“LTF”: Learn to Fence

“Comp”: competitive

Schedule subject to change, email: info@olympiafencingcenter.com for confirmation.
Call: (617) 945-9448

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Our center practices an open enrollment policy: there are no terms or enrollment deadlines. Aspiring fencers can start a program at any given time, there is a class for everyone, full equipment provided!

Musketeers

– $99.00/month* – one 60 minute class per week.

-$125.00/month – two classes.

A fun introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing, for 5 to 10 years old!

Fencing games of speed and agility warm up children, continued by basic stances, lunges, target practice and fencing fun!

Youth Learn To Fence

– $99.00/month* – one 60 minute class per week.

-$125.00/month – two classes.

Similar to Musketeers program, but for older kids,  11 to 14 years old, students become acquainted with the epee, learn basic rules, posture, build body strength and focus.

Youth Pre Competitive

– $145.00/month* – two 90 minute class per week.

A step forward from the beginner classes, students are introduced to proper stances, more advanced footwork, basic blade work and simple tactics as well as the rules and regulations of the sport.

Private lessons (one on one fencing sessions scheduled with one of our coaches, not included in the program’s tuition) are strongly recommended for this program.

Pre Competitive students must buy or rent ($25.00/month) their equipment and weapon.

For all Learn to Fence and Pre Competitive programs, a $10.00, non-competitive USFA membership is required.

Download the REGISTRATION FORM here.

 

Youth Competitive 1

– $165.00/month* – two 90 minute classes per week.

Technical and tactical instruction for athletes who want to further develop their skills with the goal of competing in regional and national tournaments. Students are taught to excel in fencing through a combination of organized bouting, conditioning and private instruction.

Youth Competitive 2

– $185.00/month*

Same as the previous class, except the students will meet three times a week, for more intensive fencing training.

Junior Competitive

– $245.00/month* – three 2 hour classes per week and Sunday bouting.

This program is designed for advanced fencers who are competing at the national and international level. Their goals might include winning a national championship, competing for NCAA or making a US National Team.

Adult Learn To Fence

– $99.00/ month* – one 60 minute class per week.

Adult Competitive

– $145.00/ month* – two 90 minute classes per week.

For all Competitive classes, USFA competitive membership is required.

Download the REGISTRATION FORM here.

Members Only

– $80.00/month – same as Adult Competitive except there are no classes. Open Fencing is free of charge and the fencers are entitled to private instruction scheduling.

Open Fencing

Free to the club members, for visitors – $15.00 floor fee.

USFA membership required.

*Class fees do not include individual lessons, USFA membership, tournament coaching.

Coaching Fees:

Local Tournaments: $50.00

Non-Local Tournaments: $80.00 + half travel day.

(Travel expenses for the coaches will be divided between athletes being coached.)

It is strongly recommended that fencers interested in the competitive side of the sport to attend tournaments at their skill level. Coaches will accompany athletes to competitions only if coaching arrangements have been established ahead of time. As a courtesy rule, if two members of our club end up fencing each other in a tournament, coaches will not assist.

  • Private lessons are available to the club members only.
  • Olympia Fencing Center does not accept dual memberships.