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From Little Musketeers to Seniors
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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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NEXT CLASS – September – 3-rd
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.
2016 Summer Camps
We have fun introductory fencing camps for Youth ages of boys and girls, of all levels and physical abilities. Our fencing camps teaches basic fencing behavior, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and of course the basic terminology, footwork, offensive and defensive actions, including actual fencing during class/camp.
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
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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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.
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 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…
Camp Fee: $150 (includes private lessons) Daily Camp Schedule: June 13-th through June 17-th Daily – 4:30PM – 8:00PM The camp is an great opportunity for fencers to have extra preparation training before Summer Nationals in Dallas. Each fencer will get individual lessons and side coaching bouts.
Call for Volunteers (this week) Utah Swords Academy has committed to doing a one-hour presentation at George E Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, UT (map), on Friday, June 3. We have promised an hour of able bodied and wheelchair fencing entertainment from 3:30 to 4:30. We’re looking for a couple of foil and saber volunteers[…]
Lisa Chandler appeared on the main page of usfencing.org, with great article about recent Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Canada. Few words from article – Four-time Paralympian Andrea De Mello (New York City, N.Y.) and newcomer Melissa Chandler (Salt Lake City, Utah) each won bronze medals in the Category B women’s saber competition on[…]
Very helpful and short video About Alfred.net and how to use it….
Daniel Makogon, went to Denver to compete and came back with lots of goodies. Top 3 – gold medal, new rating A2016 and happiest face .
Only Samantha Winward went to Seattle and came back witb 11th place in Y14WF at the Rain City SYC. Earned National Points, and qualifies for that event at Summer Nationals. Congratulations Samantha! Live results link: http://liveresults.raincityfencing.com/SYC2016/
Congratulations to Lisa and coaches on getting full set of medals Gold,Silver and Bronze at National Championship in Richmond, VA.
Lisa Chandler took gold at the foil Wheelchair National Championships in Richmond, VA. But she didn’t just do that. She also took a bronze in Epee, even after a mechanical failure caused her to fall from her chair. All her icing and determination paid off in foil. Props to her coach Sergie Gritsaev for[…]