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Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest growing in the world! The program is designed to teach fencing through activities, games, and exercises that develop coordination, flexibility, and focus.The instructor is Michael Tarascio, a former member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. For more info, please contact Michael at michael@nefencing.com.

About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men's Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Michael also teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael's philosophy on fencing is: "Participate in fencing because it's fun."
 
SPRING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Day: Thursdays
Times & Ages: 
7 - 11 Years Old: 6:15pm - 7:15pm
12 Years Old and Up: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Dates:
Spring Session 2: May 13th - July 1st (8 Sessions)
Location: 
Spring Session 2:
Ed Burns Arena/Summer Street Basketball Court
(Program will move outside to Basketball court located next to arena once ice is installed in early August. This will be communicated ahead of time for those registered in the program)
Fee: $225.00 per participant 

SUMMER PROGRAM INFORMATION
Day: Thursdays
Times & Ages: 
7 - 11 Years Old: 6:15pm - 7:15pm
12 Years Old and Up: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Dates:
Summer Session 1: July 8th - August 26th (8 Sessions)
Location: Ed Burns Arena/Summer Street Basketball Court
(Program will move outside to Basketball court located next to arena once ice is installed in early August. This will be communicated ahead of time for those registered in the program)

Fee: $225.00 per participant 

EQUIPMENT POLICY & FENCING GEAR REQUIREMENTS

ALL Participants must have fencing equipment to participate. 

Option 1: Purchasing new

Michael recommends Absolute Fencing Gear, Inc.
https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/
 
To make it easier for you, we have attached the following:
 
Starter Sets: https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/shop.php/cPath/6 
https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/product_info.php/products_id/593/cPath/62
 
Add Plastic Chest Protector (Suggests Male for both males and teen girls). The total cost is $199.95 plus shipping.
 
Please click on (Do you need sizing help). If one chooses to purchase and needs assistance, Michael is available at michael@nefencing.com to help.
 
Option 2: Rental from Coach Michael
$50.00 plus a $100.00 deposit for an 8-week session.
 
At the end of the last class, the deposit will be issued upon returning the fencing gear to Coach Michael.  He will set up appointments for you and your fencer in 15-minute slots for those who need rental fencing gear. Fencers will be fitted for equipment. Fencers will take the equipment home with them.
 
COVID-19 Protocol - GUIDELINES FOR INDIVIDUALS  





  • Fencers should arrive 10 minutes before class.


  • Fencers need to be picked immediately after the class.


  • Refrain from attending class if experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.


  • Comply with all safety measures applicable to or prescribed by the club.


  • Come to the class already dressed in freshly washed workout clothing.


  • Uniforms must be taken home and cleaned after each class.


  • Wear a surgical or cloth mask covering the nose and mouth, even under fencing masks.


  • Practice social distancing as directed.


  • Bring your filled water bottle to class. No other food or drink is allowed.



Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Youth Fencing Summer Session (Ages 7 - 11) 
7 - 11 N/A Th  07/08/2021 - 08/26/2021
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Ed Burns Arena & Ice Skating Rink
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
3 seat(s) available
 
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Youth Fencing Summer Session (Ages 12 & Up) 
12 - 18 N/A Th  07/08/2021 - 08/26/2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Ed Burns Arena & Ice Skating Rink
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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