Marin Fencing Academy Camps

Train for the summer nationals in beautiful Marin County California!

Maître Peter Burchard, Maestro Stuart Kaufman, Moniteur D’Arms Mark Ongsitco, and Moniteur (Foil) David Sinkkonen invite you to train for the USFA summer National Championships at the Marin Fencing Academy. You will get in shape, fence numerous bouts against top competitors, and receive private lessons from certified instructors.

Training will include cross-country running in the hills of Marin, intensive footwork & drills, and video recordings of your progress for playback on our large projection screens for additional visual critique. Attendees will enhance their skills and improve your chances for competitive success.

Come take advantage of our, beautiful 6000 square foot facility in downtown San Rafael. We are centrally located for Alameda, San Francisco, Sonoma and Marin Counties and close to San Francisco and Oakland airports.

Price: $450 includes Sunday Welcome reception from 3pm-5pm, Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm (breakfast and light refreshments included), free all day Saturday open bouting.

Enroll now with 50% down payment . Remaining is due 2 weeks prior to camp.

Peter Burchard - Marin Fencing AcademyMaître Peter Burchard holds his fencing masters’ degrees from the Military Masters Program at San José State and USFCA. His forty plus years of experience and numerous competitors of international teams attest to his expertise. He is Regional Vice President of the US Fencing Coaches Association, as well as an international referee and FOC member. Stuart Kaufman - Marin Fencinfg Academy Maestro Stuart Kaufman received his degree from the Italian Academy of Arms and is a Master of the Italian School of the Modern Sword. He is a close associate of his Maestro - Maestro Edoardo Mangerotti - the most decorated fencer of all times.
Marin Fencing Academy Mark OngsitcoMoniteur D'Arms Mark Ongsitco received extensive
training from American
Fencing Master William O’Brien.
Mark has coached MFA students
currently competing in local, regional, and national events, including the Junior Olympics and summer nationals

Marin Fecing Academy David Sinkkonen

Moniteur David Sinkkonen received extensive training and coaching from American Fencing Masters: William O’Brien and Michael D’Asaro as well as from Olympic and World Champions: Eduardo Mangiarotti, and Ion Drimba.

David is also a certified
Integrative Nutrition Counselor.


Marin Fencing Academy | 827 Fourth Street | San Rafael, CA. 94901 | 415.454.1559 |