QUEEN CITY FENCERS CLUB
The Competitive Program is designed for advanced fencers who will complete at the local, regional, national, and international levels. The fencers in the Competitive Program work on:
- Advanced fencing techniques, skills, strategies, and tactics
- Physical endurance, speed, agility and strength
- Mental focus and emotional management
- 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
- Athletic training in the form of conditioning, weightlifting, cardio, and nutritional planning
Competitive Program Structure:
Competitive fencers attend 3-5 group classes and receive 2-3 lessons per 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.
Warm-Up and Stretching 5 minutes
Conditioning 20 minutes
Footwork 20 minutes
Bladework 20 minutes
Free Bouting 120 minutes
Competitive Program Costs:
The cost of Advanced Fencing Program is $150.00 per month plus $30 per lesson.
United States Fencing Association
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