“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.

Below is the schedule for the 2019-20 season. Classes will begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019!

beginner classes

Youth Beginner

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

Youth Beginner

Day Time Dates
Thursday 5-6pm Sep 5- Oct 24, 2019
Saturday 12-1pm Sep 7- Oct 26, 2019

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Adult Beginner

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

Adult Beginner

Day Time Dates
Thursday 6-7pm Sep 5- Oct 24, 2019

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youth classes

Ages 8-14

Youth Intermediate

Ongoing session, $120 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

Ongoing session, $160 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
Epee 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

2019 Summer Classes: July 9-August 15.

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

Youth Summer Session

Level Time Dates
Beginner Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm Jul 11-Aug 15, 2019
Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee) Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm Jul 11-Aug 15, 2019
Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee) Tuesdays, 4:30-6pm Jul 9- Aug 13, 2019

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junior classes

Ages 13-18

Junior class participants start in the Adult Beginner class.

Junior Foil/Junior Epee

Ongoing session, $120 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Junior Intermediate

Weapon Day Time
Foil Thursday 7-8pm
Foil Saturday 12-1pm
Epee Saturday 12-1pm

Junior Advanced

Ongoing session, $160 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 5:30-7pm
Foil/Epee Saturday 2-3:30pm
Junior Club Team Friday 6-7:30pm

adult classes

Ages 14 and up.

Adult Foil/Epee

Ongoing session, $120 per month/ $50 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.

Ongoing, $120 per month or free with RIFAC membership. Foil, Epee and Saber. 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+)

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

Ongoing, $160 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!

Historical Sword Play

Day Time
Longsword Class Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm

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Adult/Junior Summer Session

2019 Summer Classes: July 9 -August 15. 6-week session. 

All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

Adult Summer Session

Level Dates Time
Beginner Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Adult Foil/Junior Foil Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee) Tuesday 6-7:30pm
Adult Advanced (all weapons) Thursday 7:30-8:30pm

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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.

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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.