Capital Fencing

Capital Fencing

*registration available through Cap Fencing website only.*

This camp is an ideal introduction to the Olympic sport of sabre fencing, for beginners ages 8–12 yrs. old. Individual instruction is paired with fun conditioning, games, footwork, blade work, and fencing strategy to ensure that all campers are engaged and learning from day one. No experience is necessary and all equipment is provided.
A single one-week session is offered August 
9:00 am–12:00 pm
$
Eligibility: Boys and Girls, Grades 3–7 (8–12 years old)
Facilities: Campers should be dropped off and picked up at the field’s Entry Plaza. Check-in will take place at Grant Meadow, and campers should report to the Martin Gym by 8:45 am. Fencing camp will not be cancelled, regardless of weather!
What to bring to camp
  • All campers should wear t-shirts, shorts and indoor shoes
  • A water bottle to rehydrate
Director
Dariusz Gilman is the head coach and owner of Capital Fencing Academy. A certified fencing master with the US Fencing Coaches Association, Coach Dariusz is a former European and World Champion in sabre.
Coach Dariusz’s students have achieved national and international results of distinction, including being champions and medalists at World Cups, Junior Olympics, NCAA and US Fencing Association national competitions. His students have fenced for some of the nation’s most prestigious universities and leading collegiate fencing programs, including Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Duke, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, and many others. Coach Dariusz has a master’s degree in physical therapy.
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