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 wavier. 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.

Gradual Reopening Plan

 

We are starting with Adult Classes with small groups of four people and private lessons. Since space is limited, we strongly encourage you to register in advance. When there are more announcements made, we will gradually open back up open fencing. Kids classes will resume in the winter. 

SANITATION and SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

 

1. Everyone must wear surgical or cloth masks covering nose and mouth (even under fencing masks) and adhere to 6ft (or more) social distancing.

 

2. No more than 5 people in each studio at one time. Please avoid bringing guests and there is currently no loitering allowed in the breezeway.

 

3. We will be disinfecting the studios and gear before and after every class. Please do your part by washing your hands frequently. Sanitizer and hand soap will available on the premises.

 

4. We will be leaving the studio doors open as much as possible to allow air flow (increased ventilation) even when you leave.

 

5. If using club gear, please use provided disinfectant wipes to double up on wiping down gear. 

6. You will also be required to show an up-to-date USFA membership. Please see links above and keep in mind to renew in July.

7. Please cancel your class reservation if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 with in the past 14 days or have had contact with anyone who is sick within the last 14 days.

Beginner / Mixed Level Kids Foil Class (9-11yrs)

Mondays: 4pm-5pm 

Session: On hold until winter

Session 1: $240

Coach: Brad Wilcox


Studio A - Back Studio​

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
(10-12yrs) 

(Must have permission to take this class)​

Mondays: 5pm-6pm 

Session: winter

Session 1: $240

Coach: Brad Wilcox


Studio A - Back Studio 

 

Students have taken a Silverlake Fencing Classes before. They will revisit the basics but will be advancing to the next level of 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.

  

Contact Coach Karolyn about buying equipment !

silverlakefencing(at)gmail.com

Youth MIXED LEVEL CLASS (11-14yrs) 

Mondays: 6-7pm

Session: winter

Session 1 : $240

Coach: Brad Wilcox

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


Studio A - Front Studio

 

Kids Competitive Training class is for foil students ages 12-15 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 SCHEDULE TAB.

Sundays: 3pm - 4pm  On hold until winter

Coach: Karolyn

(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. Since we offering a FREE Intro Class, if we don't get enough sign ups 24 hours in advance, we have to cancel the class.

 

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. In the future glove and mask are highly recommended to purchase!

 

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

Mixed Level 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: 8:30pm - 9:30pm  On hold

AND

Sundays: 4pm - 5pm On hold

(Please check back! On hold)

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 highly recommended! 

 

Private Lessons

One on One Private Lesson for all ages

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

Please call or email ahead of time to schedule an appointment! Approx. at least 1 week in advance.

Lessons with Coach Karolyn are:

$70 - 1:1 for 1 hour

$100- 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: $10 - 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! Usually Thursdays 8:30pm-9:30pm & Sundays from 4pm-5pm.

 

 

 

 

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