Welcome to UTAH SWORDS ACADEMY
First international Fencing Club in Utah

CLASSES FOR ALL

From Little Musketeers to Seniors


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Adults Beginners

NEXT CLASS – January 7th 2017-th
The Adult Beginner fencing program is provided for students 17+ years old who have never fenced before. This fencing class introduces participants to the sport of fencing and gives them the basic fundamentals needed to start fencing and develop basic skills.

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Youth Beginners

The Youth Beginner fencing program is provided for any students 7-14 years old who have never fenced before. This fencing class introduces participants to the sport of fencing and gives them the basic fundamentals needed to start fencing and develop basic skills.
No waiting for a start date. New students can enroll at any time.
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INTERMEDIATE CLASS

This class focuses on tactical strategies, a greater understanding of the rules, and holds the student to a higher physical demand. Intermediate students will spend equal time observing, refereeing, fencing, and physical training. Technical and tactical drills in a group setting will provide an increased repertoire of fencing skills. .
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COMPETITIVE PROGRAM

This program will provide determined fencers with highest level of competitive training with everything from strength training to sport psychology. Intensive conditioning, footwork, drills, tactical fencing and individual lessons with the coach

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About US

UTAH'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE FENCING CLUB
EN GARDE
READY
FENCE

The Utah Swords Academy opened in Salt Lake City, in January 2003. It is Utah's first International competitive fencing club, with a mission to make the excitement and joy of fencing more accessible to Utans of all ages. to help people discover, enjoy, and advance in the sport of fencing. We not only aim to develop fencer's technical skills but we also focus on physical fitness.

OUR team

Sergei Gritsaev

Head Coach
Head Coach USAFC.
Master of Sport USSR..
Sergei has more than 20 years of experience as a fencer and 30 years of experience as a coach. As a competitive fencer, Sergei won multiple times Read more…

Konstantin Gritsaev

Saber Head Coach
Manager
Master of Sport Ukraine.
Konstantin started fencing at age 13. He has been a competitive fencer since 1997. Trained with a famous Ukrainian coaches Vitalui Voitov and Sergei Gritsaev, who helped him to become a National Champion in 2000, and member of Cadet National Sabre Team. Read more…

CHAD STEADMAN

Assistant Coach
Chad Steadman, You fell down? Open Chads facebook page, Will make your day. The most carrying person in our club. Never gives up and works hard and teaches hard but with love. All youth Fencers love him.

Bill Nikolai

Head of Wheelchair program
Have you seen how nicely books organized in Library? It is nothing comparing to Bill Nikolai Organizing skills. The Organization Man. Very detailed, and knowledgeable committed young man.

Alexa Mareshall

Social GURU
Assistant Coach.
When you will meet Alexa for the first time you will be so surprised how nice and super helpful she is. She always goes beyond any expectations. Short bio typical French girl :) oh yeah, a lawyer by the end of 2016

Lisa Chandler

Wheelchair Coach
The funniest, the strongest, the most amazing person you will ever meet. Currently Lisa and coaches and Head of wheelchair program working non stop on getting a chance to be in RIO 2016 Olympics.

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