MFA provides for a one time FREE introductory class. Class times are based on age and weapon (Foil or Epee). Class duration is 1.5 hours. You will need to wear long pants that stretch (sweat pants are great), socks, sneakers, and a loose t-shirt or similar. MFA will provide all equipment. The goal of our introduction is to learn the basics, but above all HAVE FUN!. An introductory class will include:

  • An introduction to MFA, it’s coaches, and our relationship with the United States Fencing Association
  • A history of the sport, and the three “Olympic” weapons we teach
  • A description of the equipment and it’s usages, suiting up, and safety
  • Putting on the equipment
  • Basic footwork
  • Basic blade drills – Absence of blade attacks, simple attacks, simple parry and reposte
  • Electric bouting on the strip

 

Saturday 9:30-10:30 – Children under 8 years of age (Foil)

Saturday 10:30-noon – Children 8 to 10 years of age (Foil)

Saturday 12:00noon-2pm – 11-18 years of age (Foil)

Saturday 2pm-4pm – Teens and adults of all ages (Epee)

Tuesday and Thursday 7pm – Any age  Epee (recommended for 15 and older teenagers and all adults)

Our schedule for January 2019

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