​​​QUEEN CITY FENCERS CLUB

Introduction to Fencing

The Beginner Program is provided for students of any age and physical condition who have never fenced before.  This fencing program introduces participants to the sport of fencing and will give them the basic fundamentals needed to succeed. The program covers:
       - Safety, rules, and sportsmanship
       - History and structure of competitive fencing
       - Introductory footwork
       - Introductory bladework - including attacks and parries
       - Introductory conditioning and stretching

To participate in the program you should wear:
- Athletic pants or shorts
- T-shirt
- Tennis or court shoes


Beginner Fencing Program Costs:
The cost of beginner level fencing program is $199.00 for a 4 private lesson package, unlimited classes, and a one month membership. FINANCIAL AID is available if required, let a coach know if you think you may qualify. 

United States Fencing Association

USA Fencing is the governing body of all fencing activity in the United States.  Per USA Fencing requirements, every fencer that registers for the beginner level must become a member of USA Fencing to be covered by insurance. New fencers should register with US Fencing and show membership at the first class. Non-competitive USA Fencing membership costs  $10 per fencing season. Fencers can upgrade to the USA Fencing competitive membership level prior to first competition ($70 per season). Season goes from August 1 through July 31st.

Beginner Program