~ Check out
this awesome article published last year in the Hartford Courant!! http://articles.courant.com/2013-01-25/community/hcrs-70101hc-statewide-20130117_1_foil-fencers-introductory-class
And since the article was published, FVFA Alum Cody R. (now a Sophomore)
received a 4-year fencing scholarship to join NCAA's Division 1 Epee Fencing team at Sacred Heart U. in Fairfield, CT (http://www.sacredheartpioneers.com/sports/m-fenc/2014-15/bios/richard_cody_a72e) and FVFA Fencer and High School Senior Hannah B. of West Hartford was recruited by NYU's NCAA Fencing Team! Another
great reason to have your child try fencing... if they end up loving it, you never know what good things might come!
~ 90-Min Intro-to-Fencing Class--Great
way to try out first-hand what fencing is all about!! Small Group Class setting limited to 6-8 students per class. One-time all inclusive
price of $50 includes class fee, equipment rental fee and one-day club membership fee. Class is 1 hr 30 mins long.
Please get to the class 15 minutes early for equipment fitting. Classes filled on a first-come first-serve basis.
Class available on the FIRST Thursday of each month, 5 to 6:30pm, by reservation only via e-mail FVFA@comcast.net. Intro-to-Fencing Class attendees get 10% off the regular beginner session rates or 5% off any Summer Clinic (see below for
details). Also enjoy higher priority when signing up for the beginner session or summer clinics.
~ Upcoming Beginner Sessions (8-week
courses for adults and children 10+ with no fencing experience): All beginner sessions are currently in progress.
E-mail me at FVFA@comcast.net for details and forms and to be added to FVFA's contact list to be notified when enrollment opens for future beginner
sessions (Tuesday or Saturday). At FVFA we have one of the best fencing
programs in the State of Connecticut, so let me assure you it's worth the wait for a new session--fencing should be fun and
exciting, not boring and tedious! Start your
fencing journey TODAY!
The Spring Beginner Youth Fencing Program for boys and girls ages 7-8-9 is currently in progress! A new
class will be starting in the Fall. Class is on Wednesdays from 5 to 6pm. Please e-mail
me at FVFA@comcast.net today so I can send you details!
Also, don't forget to ask about FVFA's COMPETITIVE TRAVEL TEAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL and MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS (upon completion
of the appropriate beginner courses)!
~ ADULT BEGINNER FENCING, MONDAYS 7:15 to 8:45pm: New course will be
starting Mon. March 23rd! E-mail FVFA@comcast.net for details.
me at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about FVFA's Afternoon Summer Clinics for Beginners ages 8-15! Just $195 for Monday-Thursday, 1:30
to 5pm. Challenge your friend to a duel this Summer!
FVFA Tournament Schedule: Now available on www.Askfred.net! Please pre-register on Askfred if you plan on participating at any FVFA Tournament.
~ Wish you could get a
college scholarship or fence on a NCAA collegiate team? If you're a middle school or high school student and you're
interested, e-mail me NOW--start training now, before it's too late!, and YOU could qualify for a college
Next time you're at the club, check out the cool FVFA water bottles and FVFA sport packs (great for shoes or fencing masks!)!!
They're just $6 each or $10 for both. Get yours today!
~ If you are already a competitive fencer (from any
fencing club/program in the area), take the FVFA Private Lesson Challenge!! Basically you sign up to
take 3 months of private lessons (1 per week) with Coach Mal-sun and if your fencing does not feel like it has improved, you
get ALL your money back!! You can start immediately, so contact Mal-sun at FVFA@comcast.net ASAP. FVFA Membership
and representation NOT required for the first 3 months.
~ Click here for FVFA logo apparel and merchandise or ask to visit the
Pro Shop at the Club!