The Utah Swords Academy Fencing Club offers fun fencing classes for all kids and all levels of physical ability.
Our fencing classes teach basic fencing skills, sportsmanship, and self-discipline. Classes will cover basic terminology, footwork, offensive and defensive actions, bouting strategy, and provide experience actually fencing. Fencing is a unique sport that helps build confidence, offers excellent exercise, and is just plain fun. The Utah Swords Academy Fencing Club will supply all the information, experience, and knowledge to introduce you or your child to fencing.
Learn fencing behavior, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and of course the basic terminology, footwork, offensive and defensive actions, including bouting strategy and actual fencing.
In the beginner classes we will teach techniques for all three swords; Foil and Saber. These classes are for true beginners who have had no experience with fencing.
Basic eye-hand-foot work
Basic distance control
Fencing with electrical weapon
Introduction to fencing etiquette
Safety rules and sportsmanship
New students will join our regular class, where our fencers’ experience with the sport varies from beginners to competitive intermediate fencers. We have seen that this is the most effective way for new students to learn what fencing is all about as they learn from their peers as well as their coaches!
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00 pm.
Classes are held at our gym located at 3536 S. West Temple in South Salt Lake
*Students that are 14 or older or with prior fencing experience may be asked to join our evening classes held Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm.
Fencing Program Fee
Tuition is paid monthly and according to frequency of class attendance. Attending once a week is $95.00 and twice a week is $130.00. Equipment rental is free for the first month.
What to bring and what to wear?
Bottle of water