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.

2024-25 Class Schedule Now Available! 

Classes start Tuesday, September 3, 2024. 

All returning students MUST pre-register here.

Beginner Classes

For ages 8-14. 7-week session: $235. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

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

DayTimeDates
Thursday5:30-6:30pmMay 2-Jun 13, 2024 (full)
Wednesday6-7pmJul 10- Aug 7, 2024

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For ages 13 and up. 7-week session: $235. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

LevelDay/TimeDates
Adults (ages 18+)Thursday, 7-8:15pmMay 2- Jun 13, 2024
Teens (ages 13-17)Friday, 5-6pmMay 10-Jun 14, 2024

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YOUTH CLASSES

Ages 8-14

Ongoing session September- June, $140 per month Fencers must have their own mask and glove. All other equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Girls Int/Adv Epee Class: $160/mo. and fencers must have their own mask, glove, electric epee, and cord.

2024-25 Class Registration Form

WeaponDayTime
Foil Wednesday5:30-6:30pm
EpeeThursday4-5pm
Foil Thursday4-5pm
Girls Int/Adv EpeeThursday4:15-5:30pm
Foil Saturday9:30-10:30am
EpeeSaturday9:30-10:30am
FoilSaturday1:30-2:30pm
Youth Fencing (ages 7-9)Saturday12:30-1:30pm

Ongoing session September-June, $180 per month. Students must wear knickers and have their own 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 ($325/mo.) Please talk with a RIFAC staff member for details.

Girls Int/Adv Epee Class: $160/mo. and fencers must have their own mask, glove, electric epee, and cord.

2024-25 Class Registration Form

WeaponDayTime
FoilWednesday4-5:30pm
Girls Int/Adv EpeeThursday4:15-5:30pm
FoilThursday5-6:30pm
EpeeThursday5-6:30pm
FoilSaturday10:30-12pm
EpeeSaturday10:30-12pm
Youth Club TeamSaturday3:30-5pm

2024 Summer Classes: 

5-week session, July 9- August 9, 2024

Enroll For Beginner

Experienced Fencer Summer Class Registration Form

LevelTimeDatesPrice
BeginnerWednesdays,
6-7pm
Jul 10-
Aug 7, 2024
$160
Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee)Thursdays,
5-6pm
Jul 11-
Aug 8, 2024
$160
Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursdays,
6-7:30pm
Jul 11-
Aug 8, 2024
$210
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursdays,
6-7:30pm
Jul 11-
Aug 8, 2024
$210

TEEN/JUNIOR CLASSES

Ages 13-18
Junior class participants start in the Teen/Adult Beginner class. For summer classes, please see section under “Adult Classes”

Ongoing session September- June, $140 per month. Students must have their own mask and glove. All other equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

2024-25 Class Registration Form

WeaponDayTime
Foil/EpeeFriday5-6pm
Foil/EpeeSaturday12:30-1:30pm

Ongoing session September- June, $180 per month. Students must wear knickers and have their own 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 ($325/mo.) Please talk with a RIFAC staff member for details.

2024-25 Class Registration Form 

WeaponDayTime
Foil/Epee Tuesday4:30-6pm
Foil/Epee Wednesday4-5:30pm
Foil/EpeeSaturday1:30-3pm
Junior Club TeamFriday6-7:30pm

ADULT CLASSES

Ages 14 and up

Ongoing session September- June, $140 per month. Students must have their own mask and glove. All other equipment is provided at no extra charge. 

2024-25 Class Registration Form

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. Ongoing September- June, Included with RIFAC membership ($75/month). Students must have their own equipment, including electric gear.

2024-25 Class Registration Form

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.

Beginner Longsword Class, 7-week session, $235. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. No previous fencing experience required.

Intermediate Longsword Class, ongoing September- June, $140 per month. Students must have their own mask. All other equipment is provided at no extra charge.

2024-25 Class Registration Form

Advanced Longsword Class, ongoing September- June, $180 per month. Students must have their own Longsword equipment and gear.

DayTime
Beginner LongswordSunday, 6:30-7:30pm, beginning March 24, 2024
Intermediate LongswordMonday, 6:30-7:30pm
Advanced LongswordMonday, 7:30-9pm

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2024 Summer Classes: July 9- August 9, 2024

5-week session

Current students, please use this link to register: Experienced Fencer Summer Class Registration Form

LevelTimeDatesPrice
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee)Thursday,
6-7:30pm
Jul 11- Aug 8, 2024$210
Intermediate/Advanced Longsword Wednesday,
7-9pm
Jul 10- Aug 7, 2024$210
Summer Membership for Open Fencing Tuesday and Thursday,
7:30-9pm
ongoing July 8-Aug 31, 2024$130

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

Experienced fencers: use this online form: 

2023-24 Class Registration Form

Ready to Enroll?

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.