Classes at RIFAC

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

– Anne 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

For ages 8-14. 7-week session: $175. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

DayTimeDates
Thursday4:30-5:30pmOct 28- Dec 16, 2021 (full)
Saturday12-1pmOct 30- Dec 18, 2021 (full)
Thursday4:30-5:30pmJan 6- Feb 17, 2022
Saturday12-1pmJan 8- Feb 19, 2022

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For ages 13 and up. 7-week session: $175. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

DayTimeDates
Thursday5:45-6:45pmOct 28- Dec 16, 2021 (full)
Thursday5:45-6:45pmJan 6- Feb 17 2022

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Our awesome summer camps are also a great place for beginners to get started!

YOUTH CLASSES

Ages 8-14

Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

WeaponDayTime
Foil Wednesday5:30-6:30pm
Foil Thursday4-5pm
EpeeThursday4-5pm
Foil Saturday9:30-10:30am
EpeeSaturday9:30-10:30am
FoilSaturday1-2pm
Youth Fencing (ages 7-9)Saturday1-2pm

Ongoing session September-June, $165 per month. Students must wear knickers and have their own electric equipment. Enrollment requires the coach’s consent. Two days 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.

WeaponDayTime
FoilWednesday4-5:30pm
FoilThursday5-6:30pm
EpeeThursday5-6:30pm
FoilSaturday10:30-12pm
EpeeSaturday10:30-12pm
Youth Club TeamSaturday3:30-5pm

2021 Summer Classes: July 13-August 12. 5-week session.  Current students, please use this link to register: registration closed
LevelTimeDatesPrice
BeginnerThursdays,
4:30-5:30pm
Jul 15- Aug 12, 2021$120
Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee)Tuesdays,
5-6pm
Jul 13-Aug 10, 2021$150
Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursdays,
5:30-7pm
Jul 15- Aug 12, 2021$200
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)Tuesdays,
6-7:30pm
Jul 13-Aug 10, 2021$200
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JUNIOR CLASSES

Ages 13-18
Junior class participants start in the Adult Beginner class.

Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

WeaponDayTime
FoilFriday5-6pm
Foil/EpeeSaturday12-1pm

Ongoing session September- June, $165 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.

WeaponDayTime
Foil/Epee Tuesday4:30-6pm
Foil/Epee Wednesday4-5:30pm
Foil/EpeeSaturday2-3:30pm
Junior Club TeamFriday6-7:30pm

ADULT CLASSES

Ages 14 and up

Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month/ $55 for members. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

DayTime
Thursday7-8:15pm

Designed to give RIFAC’s adult experienced fencers a complete fencing workout, this class includes footwork, conditioning, bladework and electric bouting. For all weapons: foil, epee and saber.

Ongoing September- June, $125 per month or free with RIFAC membership. Students must wear knickers and are encouraged to have their own electric equipment.

DayTime
Thursday7-8:15pm

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!

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

Our next Beginner Longsword Class will start Jan 16, 2022! 

Beginner Longsword Class, 7-week session, $175. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. No previous fencing experience required.

Intermediate Longsword Class, ongoing September- June, $125 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Advanced Longsword Class, ongoing September- June, $165 per month. Students are encouraged to begin purchasing their own Longsword equipment and gear.

DayTime
Beginner LongswordSun, 6:30-7:30pm, 1/16/22- 2/27/22
Intermediate LongswordWed, 6:45-7:45pm
Advanced LongswordWed, 7:45-9:15pm

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2021 Summer Classes: July 13 -August 12. 5-week session.  Current students, please use this link to register: registration closed
LevelTimeDatesPrice
BeginnerThursday,
7-8pm
Jul 15- Aug 12, 2021$120
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)Tuesday,
6-7:30pm
Jul 13- Aug 10, 2021$200
Intermediate Longsword Wednesday,
6:30-7:30pm
Jul 14- Aug 11, 2021$150
Advanced Longsword Wednesday,
7:30-9pm
Jul 14- Aug 11, 2021$200
Summer Membership for Open Fencing Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30-9pmongoing July-August$120
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Please see our current COVID guidelines and resources

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 or use this experienced fencer form.

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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 10% family member and multi-class discount.