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

– Anne M

2020-21 Classes Now Enrolling! 

Our regular class schedule is ongoing from September 2020 -June 2021. New students can register below under the Youth or Junior/Adult Beginner Class. Returning students can register here: https://forms.gle/Jh5a8YMTrotMZU2j7

Please find RIFAC COVID guidelines and additional resources here: https://rifac.com/rifac-covid-19-update/

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

Youth Beginner

For ages 8-14. 8-week session, $190.  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 5:30-6:30pm Jan 7- Feb 25, 2021
Saturday 12-1pm Jan 9- Feb 27, 2021
Saturday 1-2pm Oct 31- Dec 19, 2020
Thursday 5-6pm Oct 29- Dec 17, 2020 (full!)
Saturday 12-1pm Oct 31 - Dec 19, 2020 (full!)

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Junior/ Adult Beginner

For ages 14 and up. 8-week session, $190. 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 6:30-7:30pm Jan 7- Feb 25, 2021
Thursday 6-7pm Oct 29- Dec 17, 2020

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youth classes

Ages 8-14

Youth Intermediate

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Ongoing session September- June, $120 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. Two day per week option available.

Youth Intermediate

Weapon Day Time
Foil Wednesday 5:45-6:45pm
Foil Thursday 4-5pm
Epee Thursday 4-5pm
Foil Saturday 9-10am
Epee Saturday 9-10am
Foil Saturday 1-2pm
Youth Fencing (ages 7-9) Saturday 1-2pm

Youth Advanced

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Ongoing session September-June, $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 10:15-11:45am
Epee Saturday 10:15-11:45am
Youth Club Team Saturday 3:45-5:15pm

Youth Summer Session

2020 Summer Classes: July 6-August 14.

6-week session.

Current students, please use this link to register: https://forms.gle/SphwD29Jnfbc5rzN7 

Youth Summer Session

Level Time Dates Price
Beginner Please see camp schedule for summer options Weekly class will resume in September
Youth Intermediate (Foil/Epee) Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm Jul 9-Aug 13, 2020 $160
Youth Advanced (Foil/Epee) Thursdays, 6-7:30pm Jul 9- Aug 13, 2020 $220
Youth Club Team Fridays 4:30-6pm 4 weeks: 7/3-24, 2020 No charge for current members

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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 8, 2020. Ongoing session September- June, $120 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 8, 2020. Ongoing session September- June, $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 5:45-7:15pm
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 8, 2020. Ongoing session September- June, $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.

Classes begin the week of Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Ongoing September- June, $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.

Our next Beginner Longsword Class will start Spring 2021! Exact day/time TBA.

Beginner Longsword Class, 12-week session, $360. All equipment is provided at no extra charge. No previous fencing experience required.

Experienced Longsword Class, ongoing September- June, $160 per month. All equipment is provided at no extra charge.

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
Beginner Longsword Wed, 6:45-7:45pm, starts Jan 2021
Experienced Longsword Wed, 7:45-9:15pm- ongoing

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Junior/ Adult Summer Session

2020 Summer Classes: July 6 -August 14. 6-week session. 

Current students, please use this link to register: https://forms.gle/SphwD29Jnfbc5rzN7

Adult Summer Session

Level Time Dates Price
Beginner Please see Junior/Adult Beginner Class above Weekly class will resume in September
Junior Foil/Epee Thursday, 8-9pm 7/9-8/13/20 $160
Junior Advanced (Foil/Epee) Tuesday, 6-7:30pm 7/7- 8/11/20 $220
Junior Club Team Friday, 6:30-8pm 4 weeks: 7/3-7/24/20 No charge for current members
Adult Advanced (all weapons) Thursday, 8-9pm 7/9-8/13/20 $160 or free with membership
Experienced Longsword Wednesday, 7:30-9pm 7/8- 8/12/20 $220

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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.