– Gina M
Fencing challenges both the mind and body. At RIFAC, we appreciate and respect each student’s individual ability and unique personality.
2018-19 Class Schedule Posted Below!
Classes start Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Current students: please note you must re-enroll in a class for September. You will not automatically be placed in one. Thank you!
For ages 8-14. 8-week session, $190. (There will be 7- week session for Nov-Dec, $165.) All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
|Thursday||4-5pm||Nov 1- Dec 20, 2018|
|Thursday||4-5pm||Sep 6- Oct 25, 2018 (full!)|
|Saturday||12-1pm||Sep 8 - Oct 27, 2018 (full!)|
|Saturday||12-1pm||Nov 3 - Dec 22, 2018|
For ages 14 and up. 8-week session, $190. (There will be 7- week session for Nov-Dec, $165.) All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
|Thursday||6-7pm||Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2018|
Ongoing session, $115 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.
|Youth Fencing (ages 7-9)||Saturday||1-2pm|
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 Club Team||Saturday||2-3:30pm|
2018 Summer Classes: July 10-August 16.
6-week session. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
|Beginner||Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm||Jul 10-Aug 14, 2018|
|Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee)||Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm||Jul 10-Aug 14, 2018|
|Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee)||Thursdays, 4:30-6pm||Jul 12- Aug 16, 2018|
Junior class participants start in the Adult Beginner class.
Ongoing session, $115 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
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 Club Team||Friday||5:30-7pm|
Ages 14 and up.
Ongoing session, $115 per month/ $50 for members. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
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.
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.
|Longsword Class||Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm starting Sept 5.|
2018 Summer Classes: July 10-August 16. 6-week session.
All equipment is provided at no extra charge.
|Adult Foil/Junior Intermediate||Tuesday||7:30-8:30pm|
|Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)||Thursday||6-7:30pm|
*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.
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.