“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.

2021-22 Class Schedule Now Available! 

All students must re-register for a class for September. Returning fencers, please use this form: https://forms.gle/ihYmBzfsGEW4oh5V9 (Beginner fencers, please register under Beginner Classes below.)

beginner classes

Youth Beginner

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

RIFAC Online Beginner Class now available! Please visit https://onlineclasses.rifac.com for our online program, which is an excellent compliment to the in-person beginner class.

Youth Beginner

Day Time Dates
Thursday 4:30-5:30pm Sep 9- Oct 21, 2021
Saturday 12-1pm Sep 11- Oct 23, 2021

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Junior/ Adult Beginner

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

RIFAC Online Beginner Class now available! Please visit https://onlineclasses.rifac.com for our online program, which is an excellent compliment to the in-person beginner class.

Adult Beginner

Day Time Dates
Thursday 5:45-6:45pm Sep 9- Oct 21, 2021

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Our awesome summer camps are also a great place for beginners up to ages 14 to get started! https://rifac.com/summer-camps/

youth classes

Ages 8-14

Youth Intermediate

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Youth Intermediate

Weapon Day Time
Foil Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Foil Thursday 4-5pm
Epee Thursday 4-5pm
Foil Saturday 9:30-10:30am
Epee Saturday 9:30-10:30am
Foil Saturday 1-2pm
Youth Fencing (ages 7-9) Saturday 1-2pm

Youth Advanced

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Ongoing session September-June, $165 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

Weapon Day Time
Foil Wednesday 4-5:30pm
Foil Thursday 5-6:30pm
Epee Thursday 5-6:30pm
Foil Saturday 10:30-12pm
Epee Saturday 10:30-12pm
Youth Club Team Saturday 3:30-5pm

Youth Summer Session

2021 Summer Classes: July 13-August 12.

5-week session. 

Current students, please use this link to register: registration closed

Youth Summer Session

Level Time Dates Price
Beginner Thursdays,
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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Our awesome summer camps are also a great place for beginners to get started! https://rifac.com/summer-camps/

junior classes

Ages 13-18

Junior class participants start in the Adult Beginner class.

Junior Intermediate Foil/Junior Epee

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Junior Intermediate

Weapon Day Time
Foil Friday 4-5pm
Foil Saturday 12-1pm
Epee Saturday 12-1pm

Junior Advanced

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. 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.

Junior Advanced

Weapon Day Time
Foil/Epee Tuesday 4:30-6pm
Foil/Epee Wednesday 4-5:30pm
Foil/Epee Saturday 2-3:30pm
Junior Club Team Friday 6-7:30pm

adult classes

Ages 14 and up.

Adult Foil/Epee

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Ongoing session September- June, $125 per month/ $55 for members. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Adult Foil

Day Time
Thursday 7-8pm

Adult Advanced (ages 16+)

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.

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Ongoing September- June, $125 per month or free with RIFAC membership. Students must wear knickers and are encouraged to have their own electric equipment.

Fencing Workout

Day Time
Thursday 8-9pm

RIFAC Longsword Class (ages 14+)

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 September 12, 2021! 

Beginner Longsword Class, 8-week session, $200. 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.

Historical Sword Play

Day Time
Beginner Longsword Sun, 6:30-7:30pm, 9/12-11/7/21 (no class 10/31)
Intermediate Longsword Wed, 6:45-7:45pm, starts 9/8
Advanced Longsword Wed, 7:45-9:15pm, starts 9/8

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Junior/ Adult Summer Session

2021 Summer Classes: July 13 -August 12. 5-week session. 

Current students, please use this link to register: registration closed

Adult Summer Session

Level Time Dates Price
Beginner Thursday,
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, 7:30-9pm ongoing July-August $120

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Our awesome summer camps are also a great place for beginners up to ages 14 to get started! https://rifac.com/summer-camps/

Check out our awesome 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 or use this online form: https://forms.gle/ihYmBzfsGEW4oh5V9

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.