USFA Membership

All participants who practice at Silverlake Fencing (club members, beginner class students, or guest fencers) are required to be members of the United States Fencing Association. The USFA membership is required for insurance purposes.

 

** You are allowed one class before you buy membership as long as you sign a trial lesson waiver. Please print, date, and sign and bring to first class.

 

The membership year coincides with the fencing season, which occurs between August 1 and the following July 31. JOIN HERE!

>>  Students must wear proper clothing: long & stretchable pants, t-shirt, and sneakers. Please do NOT wear makeup/foundation that will rub off inside the fencing masks. & Remember to bring a water bottle! <<

Non-competitive: $10 per year, per person

Competitive: $70 per year, per person

Club name: Silverlake Fencing Club

The Competitive membership is only necessary to compete in official USFA tournaments. More information can be found on the USFA website.

Beginner/Mixed Levels Kids Foil Class (10-12yr)

Mondays: 5pm-6pm 

Session: Sept 19th - November 14th.

Next Session: Nov 21st- December 19th

Studio A - Back Studio​

Please fill out this form for next time

Session 1: $270

Coach: Victor

* Next session will aim to start on November 14th- December 19th

For students who are beginners and will start with the 101 basics.

This class introduces footwork, conditioning, basic techniques, and skills, bouting tactics, etiquette, and sportsmanship. Students will also dive into point practice and blade drills. We provide all the necessary equipment.

 

Kids Foil MIXED LEVEL Class
(12-14yrs) 

Mondays: 6pm-7pm 

Session: Sept 19th - November 14th

Next Session: Nov 21st- December 19th

Please fill out this form for next time

Session 1: $270

Coach: Victor

* Next session will aim to start on November 14th- December 19th

  

Contact Coach Karolyn about buying equipment !

silverlakefencing(at)gmail.com

Beginner Kids Foil Class
(12-14yrs) 

Wednesdays: 5pm-6pm 

Session: September 28th- November 16th

Next Session: Nov 30th- December 21st

Please fill out this form for next time

Session 1: $237

Coach: Karolyn

* Next session will aim to start on November 16th- December 21st

  

Youth MIXED LEVEL Class (14-16yrs) 

Thursdays: 6-7pm (must have permission)

Session: Thursdays: September 22nd- November 10th

Next Session: Nov 17th- December 21st

Please fill out this form for next time

Session 1 : $270

Coach: Karolyn 

** (Must have permission to take this class.)​**


Studio A - Front Studio

 

Kids Competitive Training class is for foil students ages 14-16 who wish to focus on competing in foil fencing. It is for students who have a good understanding of basic movements, and are ready for a higher level of footwork, technical skills, and bouting tactics. Students of any level may join the competitive class, but prior fencing experience and/or a consultation with the instructor is recommended.  Classes include physical training drills, fencing technique, and bouting, as well as lessons in competitive strategy and etiquette.

 

Students must have permission from Coach Karolyn to take this class. They might also want to think about buying their own equipment. Glove and mask are recommended!

Beginner Foil Classes: Adults

Ages: Adults All Ages! 

(Must be 14+)

MUST SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME VIA THE SCHEDULE TAB.

Wednesdays: 6-7pm (Must secure your spot by signing up online!)

Update: Starting December 1st - Class moving to Thurdays 6-7pm

Coach: Karolyn

$10 first-time intro fencing class

(1 hour) - $25

Class Package: (4 classes for $89)

 

Please sign up for this class more than 24 hours ahead of time. Spots are limited. 

This class is intended for those who have no previous fencing training. This class introduces footwork, conditioning, basic techniques, and skills, bouting tactics, etiquette, and sportsmanship. Students will also dive into point practice and blade drills.

 

We provide all the necessary equipment and antibacterial wipes. If you'd prefer to buy a mask and glove, please do so online before visiting.

 

Students should also take this class at least 1-3 times before joining the Intermediate Mixed Level Class

Intermediate Foil Classes: Adults

Ages: Adults (all ages!) 

MUST SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME. MUST have taken the beginner class first or have prior fencing experience.

Thursdays: 7:30pm - 8:30pm  

AND

Sundays: 10:15am-11:15am 

Coach: Karolyn

Please double check the schedule. 

(1 hour) - $25

Class Package: (4 classes for $89)

 

The Mixed Level class is for those with basic fencing training. It is for students who have a good understanding of basic movements, and are ready for a higher level of footwork, technical skills, and bouting tactics. The next step of the course is to perfect your skills through blade drills and to start dueling.

 

They might also want to think about buying their own equipment. Glove and mask are highly recommended! 

 

Private Lessons - Currently on hold

One on One Private Lesson for all ages

One-on-one lessons, designed to allow maximum fencing progress and schedule flexibility.

MUST call or email ahead of time to schedule an appointment! Approx. at least 1-2 weeks in advance. Availability is limited.

Lessons with Coach Karolyn are:

$80 - 1:1 for 1 hour

$110- 2 people for an hour

Please contact for semi-private group rate

 

CANCELATION POLICY: Must cancel 48 hours ahead of time. If canceled less then 48-25 hours it is a $30 cancelation fee for the space rental. If canceled less then 24 hours before the appointment, the full  amount is required.

 

For Open Fencing Days Only

 

Open Fencing: $15 - Grab a buddy and come fence foil on our strip. Previous experience is required! 

Please keep an eye out for Open Fencing on our schedule! 

Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm

Sundays 10:15am-11:15am