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YOUTH CLASSES  2021/22 – 5 Week Classes – $85 
YOUNG SQUIRES – Fencing for ages 5-7
No fencing experience is required!
Class size is limited to 10 students. Plastic weapons will be used in this class.  All classes are on Wednesdays 4:30 -5:15 pm

Session 1 – Sept 15 – Oct 13
Session 2 – Oct 20 – Nov 17
Session 3 – Nov 24 – Dec 22

SESSION I – Fencing for ages 7 – 13.
No prior experience required. All equipment will require an additional $150 deposit, $125 will be refunded when equipment is  returned at the end of the class.  All classes are on Mondays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Beginning – no experience required, $150 equipment deposit due on week #2 ($125 returned at the end of class. WMFA will keep $25 for equipment rental)
Session 1 – Sept 13 – Oct 11
Session 2 – Oct 18 – Nov 15
Session 3 – Nov 22 – Dec 20

Youth Foil (ages 8-12)
Fun and engaging foil fencing class in a positive and supporting atmosphere for youth fencers who have already attended the beginning, 5 week, WMFA classes. WMFA membership required. Class will include games and physical conditioning exercises, foil fencing footwork and drills, and directed bouting in groups selected by experience.

More experienced fencers will be using electric equipment. Classes will be held twice per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays and taught by Head Coach Michael Nemecek and Coach Doug Green.
Fencing equipment is required and may be purchased or rented from WMFA. Students may be eligible to apply for scholarship reimbursement
These classes run all year long starting the week of Sept. 9


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