Youth Fencing

Winter 2021 Registration opens November 22.

This youth fencing program is being offered in partnership with Epic Fencing Club of Calgary. Fencing is very popular and fast becoming the new alternative sport to help improve fitness, coordination, agility, speed and strength. The fencing program is created by Epic Fencing Club’s head coach, Peter Drevenka. Peter has been fencing since he was 8 years old. His coaching experience covers 15 years in Hungary and Canada. His students won many local, provincial, national and western championships in Canada and Hungary over the past 15 years. Under Peter’s guidance and supervision, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from one of Alberta’s most successful fencing coaches.

The sport of fencing is a challenge both physically and tactically between two opponents. On this fencing course you will learn an elegant, prestigious, modern and safe combat sport. The demand for instant analysis, concentration and self-control of mind and muscles is the key for success. Epic’s coaching staff ensures that the meticulously selected games, exercises give you a lot of fun and the fundamentals as well in case you want to advance in fencing.

· Fun games
· Correct coordination of hands and feet
· Essential foot and blade work
· Concepts of attack, counter-attack, defense, and right of way
· Different strategies in foil fencing
· Basic refereeing skills, vocabulary of fencing

Important Information for Participants:

Vaccination Policy: Effective January 1, 2022, all students, staff, faculty, and visitors to campus age 12 and over are expected to show: 
Proof of fully vaccinated status (approved by World Health Organization) Valid Alberta proof of vaccination will be the Alberta vaccine records with the QR code.

Mask Policy: To promote a healthy environment on campus, non-medical face masks must now be worn in all public indoor areas where physical distancing is not possible. Participants will be required to wear a mask up to the start, and after of their activity.

Participants must not attend class if they are sick, or a member of their household is sick, even if symptoms resemble a mild cold. Symptoms to look for include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, headache, and a general feeling of being unwell. 

Current Offerings

Jan 2022
05
Mar 2022
30
7 Spots Available!
Youth Fencing - Beg - Adv Grades 3-5 Wed 1700
W22SRYF301
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$400.00
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Jan 2022
05
Mar 2022
30
7 Spots Available!
Youth Fencing - Beg - Adv Grades 6-7 Wed 1815
W22SRYF302
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
$400.00
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Jan 2022
08
Mar 2022
26
7 Spots Available!
Youth Fencing - Beginner-Intermediate Sat 0900
W22SRYF101
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$400.00
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Jan 2022
08
Mar 2022
26
8 Spots Available!
Youth Fencing - Intermediate - Advanced Sat 1030
W22SRYF201
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$400.00
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