QUEEN CITY FENCERS CLUB

Competitive Program

Competitive Fencing:

The Competitive Program is designed for advanced fencers who will complete at local, regional and national. Usually students that complete the beginners program at QCFC or  at other clubs can enroll in this program.  The fencers in the Competitive Program work on:
       - Competitive fencing techniques and skills
       - Endurance, speed, agility and strength
       - Advanced fencing strategies and tactics
       - The ability to build a bout per opponent strength and weaknesses
       - Ability to dissect a bout and work on improving non-successful elements
       - Video analysis is an vital part of this program

Competitive Program Structure:
The Competitive Program is composed of 1 – 4  group classes per week for 2 hours each and at least 1 - 4 private lessons each week. During the class, the athlete works on advanced exercises and drills and will focus on intensive endurance, strength, speed, and agility workouts with a good portion of the time fencing against opponents at the advanced and competitive levels. Fencing with stronger opponents provides invaluable experience and opportunities to learn.

Competitive Program Costs:
The cost of Advanced Fencing Program is $150.00 per month plus $30 per lesson.

USA Fencing, 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 here 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.

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