Special Clinics and Private Workshops

Special Clinics with RIFAC/ Brown Head Coach Alex

Wednesday- Thursday, December 27-28, 2023, 1-3pm
Youth/Teen Longsword

Join Coach Alex for an introduction to the medieval Italian longsword martial-arts system of Fiore from his 1410 manuscript! In this workshop, participants will learn how to hold the steel longsword and wield it properly, and practice attacks, blocks, and footwork while learning the history of this amazing fighting system. Explore the origins of modern fencing moves!

Ages: Recommended for Youth and Teens age 12-18. No previous fencing experience necessary!

Wednesday- Thursday, December 27-28, 2023, 3:30-5:30pm
Flicks and Tricks

Fencing is all about style and panache, and this clinic will give you the know-how to put some sizzle into your repertoire. Hits behind the back and through the legs, in-fighting, cool parries and slick ripostes will all be covered, along with the slam-dunk move of fencing, The Flick. Join Coach Alex for a workshop in style!

Ages: Recommended for Youth/Teen RIFAC fencers ages 12-18 with at least Advanced class level experience. Adult fencers also welcome!


Clinic Registration: Online Form

Cost: $150 per clinic, $285 for both 

Gift Certificates Available- RIFAC Clinics make great gifts!

Book a Fencing Workshop

Our private events are perfect for community outings, school groups, corporate workshops, or any other special occasion. No fencing experience required!

Workshops include:

  • A 2-hour, fun-filled session that includes footwork, bladework, and electric fencing. Fencing equipment is provided.
  • Use of a room (with table and chairs) to serve food and refreshments.
  • All guests receive a 10% discount on RIFAC’s beginner class.

Private workshops are $250 for up to 10 guests. Please contact us for dates and availability. Please note dates and times are limited. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required when the reservation is made. The balance is due one week before the day of the event. All participants should wear comfortable athletic clothing (including sweatpants) and sneakers. All participants are required to fill out our waiver agreement.

fencing training foil, epee, and sabre