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About the Club

Our Story

Welcome to our club!


Our mission is to provide the local community with quality instruction and training in the sport of fencing. We offer structured programs and expert coaching at our state of the art training facility, and welcome fencers of all ages, levels and expertise. It is our mission to create a safe and friendly environment where all the students feel welcome and are able to fulfill their goals. Our goals are to prepare strong competitive athletes and to create a program for everyone to enjoy fencing for fun, fitness and recreation.

Want to try fencing?

OTFC offers one free class every Sunday from 1 PM, no registration needed just walk in.

Regular sports clothes and sports shoes required, we provide all of the fencing equipment.

  • 9 AM to 3 PM 8/12 - 8/16


    Starts Aug 12

    450 US dollars

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  • 9 AM to 3 PM 8/05 to 8/09


    Starts Aug 5

    450 US dollars

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  • 9:00 AM to 3 PM 07/29 to 08/02


    Starts Jul 29

    450 US dollars

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Programs and Classes

Fencing at School

Homeschool Program

Kids(7+) to 13

Homeschool Fencing Program—an ideal blend of physical activity, mental stimulation, and camaraderie for homeschool students. Tailored to accommodate flexible schedules, this program provides a unique opportunity for young learners to discover the world of fencing in a supportive and engaging environment.
Our expert instructors are dedicated to introducing students to the fundamentals of footwork, blade work, and strategy while fostering a sense of discipline and sportsmanship. The Homeschool Fencing Program offers a structured curriculum that aligns with educational goals, integrating elements of history, mathematics (scoring and tactics), and problem-solving skills intrinsic to fencing.
Students will have the chance to explore the foil and saber weapon and participate in friendly bouts, encouraging teamwork and healthy competition. The program emphasizes not only physical development but also the cultivation of focus, resilience, and strategic thinking.

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Beginner 1 Program

For Kids(7+) & Adults
1 Classes/week

Our beginner fencing classes provide a dynamic and engaging introduction to this centuries-old sport. Whether you're brand new to fencing or have minimal experience, our expert instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of footwork, blade work, and strategy. In a supportive and friendly environment, you'll learn the basics fencing and the rules that govern them. Through drills and friendly bouts, you'll develop your agility, coordination, and tactical thinking. Fencing not only offers a fantastic physical workout but also challenges your mind in a strategic duel.

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Beginner 2 Program

For Kids(7+) & Adults
2 Classes/week

Our beginner fencing classes provide a dynamic and engaging introduction to this centuries-old sport. Whether you're brand new to fencing or have minimal experience, our expert instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of footwork, blade work, and strategy. In a supportive and friendly environment, you'll learn the basics fencing and the rules that govern them. Through drills and friendly bouts, you'll develop your agility, coordination, and tactical thinking. Fencing not only offers a fantastic physical workout but also challenges your mind in a strategic duel.

Dueling Fencers

Intermediate Program

Kids (9+) & Adults
2 Classes/week

Welcome to the next level of fencing mastery with our intermediate fencing classes! Designed for those who have already mastered the basics, this program delves deeper into the art and strategy of fencing. Building on your foundational skills, our experienced instructors will guide you through advanced footwork, intricate blade techniques, and strategic decision-making on the strip.
In the intermediate fencing class, you'll explore the nuances of fencing in greater detail, honing your precision and timing. Through targeted drills and simulated bout scenarios, you'll refine your offensive and defensive maneuvers, enhancing both your athleticism and mental acuity.
This class fosters a competitive yet supportive atmosphere, providing ample opportunities for practice bouts and tactical discussions. As you progress, you'll gain a deeper understanding of fencing's rich history and its modern-day applications.

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Private Lessons

Punch Card (5 or 10)

Private fencing lessons offer a tailored and personalized approach to skill development, making them an invaluable asset for fencers seeking rapid improvement and refinement in their technique. Here are several compelling reasons why private lessons are highly beneficial for those passionate about mastering the art of fencing:

  1. Individualized Attention: Private lessons allow for one-on-one instruction, enabling the coach to focus exclusively on the individual fencer's strengths, weaknesses, and specific areas for improvement. This personalized attention accelerates the learning process.

  2. Customized Training Plans: Coaches can create bespoke training plans based on the fencer's unique goals, skill level, and learning style. This targeted approach ensures that each session maximizes the fencer's development.

  3. Immediate Feedback: With the coach's undivided attention, fencers receive instant and detailed feedback on their form, technique, and strategy. This immediate feedback is crucial for making real-time adjustments and mastering nuances that might be overlooked in group settings.

  4. Accelerated Skill Development: Private lessons provide an intensive and focused environment for skill development. Fencers can progress at their own pace, addressing specific challenges and refining techniques more quickly than in a group setting.

  5. Advanced Tactical Training: Coaches can delve deeply into strategic and tactical aspects of fencing, offering insights into decision-making, timing, and psychological aspects of the sport. This advanced training contributes to a fencer's overall competitive edge.

  6. Flexibility and Scheduling: Private lessons offer flexibility in scheduling, accommodating the busy lives of dedicated fencers. This flexibility ensures that training sessions can be tailored to fit individual schedules and commitments.

  7. Confidence Building: The individualized nature of private lessons fosters a supportive and encouraging environment. As fencers witness tangible progress and receive personalized encouragement, their confidence on the strip and in competition grows.

  8. Injury Prevention: Coaches can closely monitor and correct a fencer's form to reduce the risk of injury. By addressing potential issues early on, private lessons contribute to the long-term health and sustainability of a fencer's career.

In essence, private fencing lessons provide a unique and unparalleled opportunity for accelerated growth and mastery. Whether you're a beginner looking to establish a strong foundation or an advanced fencer striving for excellence, private lessons offer a pathway to achieving your individualized goals in the sport of fencing.

Mt Airy Schedule

January 1st 2024

Monday

7 - 9 Advanced Class

Tuesday

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Advanced Class (Not Active)

Wednesday 

12 PM - 1 PM Homeschool Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Beginner Saber Youth Fencing
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Advanced

Friday 

12 PM - 1 PM Homeschool Class
7:30 - 9:30 PM Adult Class

Saturday

11 AM - 1 PM Advanced

Sunday

1 PM Free Class (Walk-in)
2 - 3 PM Beginner Youth Class

More Classes will be added as we progress.

Price List

Take Your Pick

$130

Beginner 1 Program


No membership required

$180

Beginner 2 Program


No membership required

$220

Intermediate Program


Membership Required

$130

Homeschool Program

No membership required

$45

Monthly Membership

Only required for fencers that progress to Intermediate/Competitive/Advanced level
(This does not grant access to classes)

$480

2024 Membership

A discounted membership for the whole 2024 year
(This does not grant access to classes)

All prices are by calendar month and a Recurring payments subscription is required.

Plans can be canceled at any time with 10 days notice.

Registration is done in person.

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