Fencing

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Learn Fencing at the Harrisburg Area YMCA! The West Shore Fencing Club at the YMCA is a recreational and competitive club offering beginner instruction in foil fencing. Fencers develop agility, dexterity, speed and strength while learning the intricacies of attacks, parries, and ripostes. Gear is provided by the club. Fencers acquire agility, tact, speed, and strength while learning the methods of attacks, parries, and ripostes. We offer many levels for beginner, intermediate, and advanced members. The program is available at various times throughout the year with lead instructor Daniel Checkeye.

Spring 2022 Dates:
March 28 – June 20, 2022

Monday classes: Beginner Foil Fencing
Learn Fencing at the Harrisburg Area YMCA! The West Shore Fencing Club at the YMCA is a recreational and competitive club offering beginner instruction in epee fencing. Fencers develop agility, dexterity, speed and strength while learning the intricacies of attacks, parries, and ripostes. Gear is provided by the club.|

Monday classes: Intermediate Sabre Fencing

Intermediate Sabre Fencing is open to anyone with fencing experience. You will learn complex actions and work on tactical progression and analysis. It is expected that you bring your own gear, but some gear may be borrowed on a first come first serve basis

Ages: Participants must be at least 12 years old. Equipment will be provided for the beginner/intermediate class.

Wednesday class: Open Bouting:
Open Bouting is currently open to all fencers with intermediate/skilled experience. Must have your own gear. Electrical weapons, Lames, and body cords are available on a first come first serve basis for lending. All 3 weapons are used.

Ages: Participants must be at least 12 years old.

Members may register for more than one class. Fees will be applied. We require pre-registration for all classes. For detailed class info, please select a section below. For more info, please contact the West Shore YMCA at 717-737-9622.

Spring registration is currently closed and classes will resume in August/September 2022! To register, please call the YMCA at 717-737-9622.

 

Beginner Fencing

Dates: Monday’s: March 28-June 6, 2022
Times: 5:30-7:00 PM

Fees:

  • Facility Members: $70.00
  • Program/Non-Members: $90.00

Intermediate Fencing

Dates: Monday’s: March 28-June 6, 2022
Times: 7:00-8:30 PM

Fees:

  • Facility Members: $70.00
  • Program/Non-Members: $90.00

Open Bouting - All Three Weapons

Dates: Wednesday’s: March 30-June 8, 2022
Times: 7:15-8:45 PM

Fees:

  • Facility Members: $75.00
  • Program/Non-Members: $95.00

 

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