Fencing Classes at Vivo Fencing Club
Vivo Fencing Club offers different levels of classes:
Beginner: Youth — Weekly classes geared toward children (age 6 and up) who haven’t fenced or who have taken a beginner class at a Parks and Recreation or after school program. These classes are grouped into 7 week terms. Kids fence Saturday mornings and all equipment is provided. We have two classes – one at 9:15 for ages 7-11 and one at 10:30am for ages 8-13. Beginner class description and pricing. SIGN UP HERE for Kids Beginner Classes
Youth Pre-Competitive is for younger kids when they graduate from Beginner Fencing. This classes meets for 90 minute classes, 2 afternoons a week – on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Starting this season, the fencers in this class can have flexible scheduling – they can choose to come on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, if that better suits their calendar. And the fencers can come more often (up to 5 days a week!) without additional cost. This class will also introduce the kids to competing. Participation in two competitions to be held at Vivo are included in the Vivo Limited Annual Membership. Private lessons are optional at $30/20 minutes. Youth Classes – Details and pricing
Youth Competitive is for children who are ready to compete locally and regionally. This class meets for 90 minute classes, 3 afternoons a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. One private lesson per week is included in the monthly fees for this level. Starting this season, the fencers in this class can have flexible scheduling – they can choose to come on Tuesdays or Thursdays as part of their 3X/week plan, if that better suits their calendar. And the fencers can come more often (up to 5 days a week!), without additional cost. Local competition coaching is included in the Vivo Annual Membership. Youth Classes – Details and pricing.
Intermediate Competitive This class meets during 4 slots during the week. A minimum of three classes/week are required. All the kids are expected to compete in Local, Regional and a select National youth competition. This is a high level class for younger competitive fencers. One Private Lesson a week is included in the monthly class fee. This is a 10 month commitment. Local competition coaching is included in the Vivo Annual Membership. Intermediate Competitive details and pricing.
Cadet This class is for older youth who have graduated from Beginner Fencing. The class meets two evenings a week for 1 1/2 hours. This class is introduced to competing, with participation in two competitions to be held at Vivo are included in Vivo Limited Annual Membership. Cadet Details and pricing.
Advanced Competitive — Advanced classes for teenagers and adults who are seriously competing and working toward obtaining or improving a USFA ranking. Two private lessons are included in the Advanced Competitive class package. Fencers are expected to compete locally, regionally and at select National competitions. This is a 10 month commitment. Local competition coaching is included in the Vivo Annual Membership that is required. Advanced Competitive details and pricing.