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OTFC Annapolis Junction: Welcome
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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.

OTFC Annapolis Junction: About
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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.

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Summer 2024 Fencing Camps

  • Learn to Fence Camp
    Learn to Fence Camp
    Mon, Jul 15
    Annapolis Junction
    Jul 15, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 19, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford road, ste 309 Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
    Jul 15, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 19, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford road, ste 309 Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
    Our "Learn to Fence" camp is open to participants of all ages and skill levels. Whether you're a complete novice or have dabbled in fencing before, our camp will provide you with the knowledge and skills to excel in this exhilarating sport.
  • Youth Competitive Camp
    Youth Competitive Camp
    Mon, Jul 22
    Annapolis Junction
    Jul 22, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, Ste 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Jul 22, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, Ste 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Calling all young fencers aged 13 and under with competitive experience who are passionate about the sport and eager to compete at their best! Join our Youth Competitive Fencing Camp, specially designed to help young fencers get ready for the new season.
  • Beginner Camp
    Beginner Camp
    Mon, Jul 29
    Annapolis Junction
    Jul 29, 2024, 8:30 AM – Aug 02, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, STE 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Jul 29, 2024, 8:30 AM – Aug 02, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, STE 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Our Beginner Fencing Camp is exclusively for fencers with little experience. Participants should have a basic understanding of fencing rules and techniques, coupled with a strong enthusiasm for taking their fencing skills to a competitive level. Camp Hours 8:30 AM to 3 PM.
  • Youth Competitive Camp
    Youth Competitive Camp
    Mon, Aug 05
    Annapolis Junction
    Aug 05, 2024, 8:30 AM – Aug 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, STE 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Aug 05, 2024, 8:30 AM – Aug 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Annapolis Junction, 10830 Guilford Rd, STE 309 Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, USA
    Our Youth Competitive Fencing Camp is exclusively for fencers aged 13 and under. Participants should have a basic understanding of fencing rules and techniques, coupled with a strong enthusiasm for taking their fencing skills to a competitive level.
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What We Offer

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Private Lessons

Group Fencing Classes

Camps

Group classes include general physical conditioning as well as fencing footwork exercises. Participants practice fundamental technical and tactical skills either together as a group or working in pairs with the supervision of our fencing coaches.

Private lessons are an important way to learn new skills and drill them down to perfection. Our coaches tailor their instruction to the style of each individual fencer in order to help them succeed.

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Products

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Beginner 1 & 2 Program

Teen Classes (13+) and Youth Classes (13 and under)

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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Intermediate 1 & 2

Teen Classes (13+) and Youth Classes (13 and under)

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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Advanced Program

Requires Invite from the coach and a minimum E rating

Welcome to the pinnacle of fencing excellence—our Advanced High-Competitive Fencing Classes, designed for athletes seeking the highest levels of skill and competition. Geared towards experienced fencers with a passion for mastery, this program is an intensive and focused exploration of the art and science of fencing.
Led by our elite instructors, these advanced classes delve deep into the intricacies of footwork, blade work, and tactical prowess. Participants will refine their techniques, perfect their timing, and engage in rigorous physical conditioning to elevate their athleticism to new heights. 
The Advanced High-Competitive Fencing Classes feature simulated high-pressure scenarios, strategic analyses, and advanced sparring sessions to prepare athletes for the demands of elite competition. With an emphasis on mental resilience and strategic thinking, participants will sharpen their decision-making skills under the guidance of seasoned coaches.
This exclusive program fosters a competitive yet collaborative community, where like-minded fencers push each other to achieve excellence.

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Private Lessons

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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.

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Price List

Take Your Pick

$130

Beginner 1 Program

No membership required
Monthly

$180

Beginner 2 Program

No membership required
Monthly

$180

Intermediate 1

(Pre-Competitive)
Membership required
Monthly

$220

(Competitive)
Intermediate 2

Membership required
Monthly

$900

Advanced

Membership required
Quarter Fee

$45

Membership

Monthly

$480

2024 Membership

Discounted yearly membership

$300

5 Private Lessons

Punch Card

$450

10 Private Lessons

Punch Card

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.

OTFC Annapolis Junction: Price List

Annapolis Junction Schedule

Tuesday

5:45 PM-7:15 PM Intermediate/Pre-Competitive Class

7:30 PM-9:30 PM Advanced Class

Wednesday

5 PM-6 PM Beginner Youth Class

6 PM - 7:30 Youth Intermediate Pre-Competitive

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Beginner Teen/Adult

Thursday

5 PM-6:30 PM Youth Intermediate Competitive

7:30 PM-9:30 PM Advanced Class

Friday

5 PM - 6:00 PM Beginner  Youth

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Intermediate/Pre-Competitive

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Beginner Teen/Adult

Saturday

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Youth Intermediate Competitive

11:30 AM-1:30 PM Advanced Class

2 PM - 3 PM Parents Class

Sunday

1 PM - Free Class (New fencers) walk-ins welcome

2 PM-3 PM Introduction Class

3 PM-4 PM Beginner Youth Class

4:15 PM-7:15 PM Open Bouting

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Contact Us

Fill out this form if you have any questions or if you want to schedule a visit. 

10830 Guilford Road, Suit 309, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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114 S Main Street ste B103, Mt Airy, MD 21771

410-782-1697

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