“Best organization I could have gotten my kids involved in.”

– Gina M

An Olympic Sport of Passion and Precision.

Fencing challenges both the mind and body. At RIFAC, we appreciate and respect each student’s individual ability and unique personality.

beginner classes

Youth Beginner

For ages 8-14. 8-week session, $190.  All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Youth Beginner

DayTimeDates
Thursday (ages 12 and under)5-6pmApr 25- Jun 13, 2019
Saturday (ages 10-14)12-1pmApr 27- Jun 15, 2019

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Adult Beginner

For ages 14 and up. 6-week session, $145. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Adult Beginner

DayTimeDates
Thursday6-7pmApr 4- May 2, 2019

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youth classes

Ages 8-14

Youth Intermediate

Ongoing session, $115 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Youth Intermediate

WeaponDayTime
FoilWednesday5:30-6:30pm
FoilThursday4-5pm
EpeeThursday4-5pm
FoilSaturday9:30-10:30am
EpeeSaturday9:30-10:30am
FoilSaturday2-3pm
Youth Fencing (ages 7-9)Saturday1-2pm

Youth Advanced

Ongoing session, $155 per month. Students must wear knickers and have their own electric equipment. Enrollment requires coach’s consent. Two day per week option available. Once students are at the Advance level they are also eligible for the Youth Club Team. Please talk with a RIFAC staff member for details.

Youth Advanced

WeaponDayTime
FoilTuesday4:30-6pm
FoilWednesday4-5:30pm
EpeeWednesday4-5:30pm
FoilThursday5-6:30pm
EpeeThursday5-6:30pm
FoilSaturday10:30-12pm
EpeeSaturday10:30-12pm
Youth Club TeamSaturday2-3:30pm

Youth Summer Session

2018 Summer Classes: July 10-August 16.

6-week session. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Youth Summer Session

LevelTimeDates
BeginnerTuesdays, 4:30-5:30pmJul 10-Aug 14, 2018
Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee)Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pmJul 10-Aug 14, 2018
Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursdays, 4:30-6pmJul 12- Aug 16, 2018

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junior classes

Ages 13-18

Junior class participants start in the Adult Beginner class.

Junior Foil/Junior Epee

Ongoing session, $115 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Junior Intermediate

WeaponDayTime
FoilWednesday6:30-7:30pm
FoilSaturday12-1pm
EpeeSaturday12-1pm

Junior Advanced

Ongoing session, $155 per month.Students must wear knickers and have their own electric equipment. Two day per week option available.  Enrollment requires coach’s consent. Once students are at the Advance level they are also eligible for the Junior Club Team. Please talk with a RIFAC staff member for details.

Junior Advanced

WeaponDayTime
Foil/EpeeTuesday6-7:30pm
Foil/EpeeWednesday7:30-9pm
Foil/EpeeSaturday3-4:30pm
Junior Club TeamFriday5:30-7pm

adult classes

Ages 14 and up.

Adult Foil

Ongoing session, $115 per month/ $50 for members. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Adult Foil

DayTime
Wednesday6:30-7:30pm

Adult Fencing (ages 16+)

Designed to give RIFAC’s adult fencers a complete fencing workout, this class includes footwork, conditioning, bladework and electric bouting. Get ready to sweat!

Ongoing, $115 per month or free with RIFAC membership. Students must wear knickers and are encouraged to have their own electric equipment. Requires prior completion of a Beginner Class.

Fencing Workout

DayTime
Thursday6:30-7:30pm

RIFAC Longsword Class (ages 14+)

For ages 14 and up. Class meets once per week.

Ongoing, $155 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. No previous fencing experience required.

Live the history of fencing with this class in Longsword! This ancient, Western martial art will combine forms, meditation, and practical training with the Longsword. Each class will introduce new technique, refine previous material, and feature the experience of an inward journey essential to warriors of all ages and cultures. Come explore this exciting and historical combat training class at RIFAC! Taught by RIFAC Head Coach, Alex Ripa.

Historical Sword Play

DayTime
Longsword ClassWednesdays, 7:30-9pm- start date Jan 2, 2019

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Adult/Junior Summer Session

2018 Summer Classes: July 10-August 16. 6-week session. 

All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Adult Summer Session

LevelDatesTime
BeginnerTuesday6:30-7:30pm
Adult Foil/Junior IntermediateTuesday7:30-8:30pm
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursday6-7:30pm
Adult Advanced/WorkoutThursday7:30-8:30pm

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*Member Price: $60

We have summer camps, too!

All skill levels are welcome — from beginners to expert fencers! Enrollment in an experienced class requires previous completion of a beginner course. Please contact us to enroll in an experienced class.

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RIFAC is more than just a fencing academy: it’s an amazing community of professional coaches, students, competitive fencers and parents, with a long history of success on both the fencing strip and in life. There is a 25% family member and multi-class discount.