Clinics

BOSTON FENCING CLUB

Youth Beginner

Youth Competitive

 Competitive

Youth Beginner

For kids that are new to the sport of fencing. No prior experience necessary!

 

we will teach the basics of fencing in a fun environment. The coaches will play lots of games to warm up and teach the fencing footwork to the beginner fencers. They will have plenty of time to fence, under the watchful supervision of the coaches, who will set challenges and drills to introduce them to the skills and tactics of the sport. At the end of each bout they must shake hands with their opponents, encouraging sportsperson-like behavior alongside developing co-ordination and fitness.

Youth Beginner Summer Clinics

Schedule

Day schedule runs 10AM - 4PM

10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM .......... Morning Session

12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ..........  Lunch Break

2:00 PM    -  4:00 PM .......... Afternoon Session

Drop Off from 9:00AM & Late Pick Up available until 5:00PM. Late pickup available upon arrangement for $10 per day. Please email info@bostonfencingclub.org for early drop off or late pickup requests.

Dates

Session 1: August 1-5

Session 2: August 8-12

Students are invited to drop-in for beginner clinics at BFC. Students may to attend as many days per session as they would like. Cost per day is $100; students who attend all 5 days get the last day free. 

What To Bring

We provide all of the fencing equipment, so kids do not need to have their own gear. However they should bring:

- a packed lunch

- long athletic pants

- a water bottle

-sneakers

Youth Competitive 

For kids that have completed our Youth series, are currently enrolled in Youth Competitive, or have prior fencing experience.

This clinic works on advancing young athletes to give them a competitive edge. Morning sessions will focus on warmup games, footwork and bouting designed for the youth competitive athlete. The afternoon session will incorporate youth competitive students with the competitive athletes to challenge the younger fencers and give them the opportunity to work with more experienced fencers. Drills, tactics and conditioning are incorporated in the structure of the clinic.

Youth Competitive Summer Clinic

Schedule

Day schedule runs 10AM - 4PM

10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM .......... Morning Session

12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM ..........  Lunch Break

1:30 PM    -  4:00 PM .......... Afternoon Session

Drop Off from 9:00AM & Late Pick Up available until 5:00PM. Late pickup available upon arrangement for $10 per day. Please email info@bostonfencingclub.org for early drop off or late pickup requests

Dates

Schedule is Monday - Friday

August 15-19, 2022

This is a drop-in clinic. Day rate is $150/day and half-day rate is $100/half-day. Students may attend as many days/sessions as they would like.  

What To Bring

- Full electric fencing kit (we have limited kits to loan)

- long athletic pants or knickers

- a water bottle

-Extra t-shirt

Lunch will be provided for full-day participants

 

Competitive 

For competitive fencers seeking to up their game with advanced fencing intensives.

Get ready for the next World Cup, NAC, ROC, SYC, or other tournaments at this 3 weapon training clinic. Train with BFC coaches Davis Merritt, Yasser Mahmoud, Matt Zich, and BFC Staff.  This clinicis appropriate for our adult, Competitive, Pre-Competitive, and Youth Competitive fencers.

Winter Clinic

2022 Dates TBD

 

Schedule

Day schedule runs 10AM - 4PM

10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM .......... Morning Session

12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM ..........  Lunch Break

1:30 PM    -  4:00 PM .......... Afternoon Session

Objectives

The clinic will provide a quality training environment for intermediate and national competitors through bouting, fencing exercises, developmental exercises, and more. The clinic will cover a variety of topics, including:

Problem solving
Developing supporting actions
Situational bouting
Developmental exercises
Technical and tactical footwork
Video and bouting analysis (self and opponent)

Registration

$600 before December 1st

$750 after December 1st

$150 day rate/$100 half day rate

This clinic is designed to prepare athletes to compete at the 2023 Summer Nationals. The clinicis intended to help athletes develop the elements that make their game successful. Athletes will participate in a variety of activities including footwork, organized bouting, team events, group drills and more

Pre-Nationals Clinic

2023 Dates TBD

 

Schedule

Day schedule runs 10AM - 4PM

10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM .......... Morning Session

12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM ..........  Lunch Break*

1:30 PM    -  4:00 PM .......... Afternoon Session

*includes a catered lunch

Drop Off from 9:00AM & Late Pick Up available until 5:00PM. Available upon arrangement for $10 per day. Please email info@bostonfencingclub.org for early drop off or late pickup requests

Objectives

Intended as an intensive training session to help athletes prepare for competition at the USFA Summer Nationals and July Challenge. Athletes will work on:

Problem Solving

Situational Bouting

Tactical Fencing

Conditioning

Technical and Tactical Footwork

Fees Before May 1:

$400


Fees After May 1:

$500


$150 for single day registration

$100 for half day registration

A high-level training clinic for competitive athletes in all weapons. Athletes will focus on conditioning, drills, and footwork in the morning sessions and tactics and bouting in the afternoon sessions. This clinic is geared towards nationally competitive athletes ages 12 and up, although younger and less experienced athletes can attend if they are approved by a coach.

Competitive Summer Clinic

Schedule

10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM .......... Morning Session

12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM ..........  Lunch

1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM .......... Afternoon Session

Drop Off from 9:00AM & Late Pick Up available until 5:00PM. Late pickup available upon arrangement for $10 per day. Please email info@bostonfencingclub.org for early drop off or late pickup requests

Dates

August 15-19 (C & Below)

August 22-26 (C & Above)

This is a drop-in clinic. Day rate is $150/day and half-day rate is $100/half-day. Students may attend as many days/sessions as they would like.  

What To Bring

- Full electric fencing kit

- long athletic pants or knickers

- a water bottle

-Extra t-shirt

Lunch will be provided for full-day participants