CLASSES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS - ages 15 and up
For safety and ease of learning please be sure
your fencer arrives in appropriate clothing.
Tired of the treadmill?
Fencing is a great workout that challenges your mind and body. Adults can compete. There are specific divisions for fencers 40+, 50s, 60s and even 70s!
It is never too late to learn to fence!
Front Range Adult and Teen Fencing Class is a great place to start.
The class fee is $115 for 4 classes and includes use of equipment.
You should wear gym shoes; t-shirt and gym pants.
Sorry no jeans, capris, khakis, shorts or sandals.
All classes meet Chinook Trail Elementary (not the middle school)
11795 Grand Lawn Circle, Colorado Springs, 80924
Classes fill - Register Early - Scroll down for class specifics.
*Active Duty 50% Rebate on the Beginning Teen and Adult Fencing Class, email for rebate.
*Discounts can' t be combined.
Studies report the analytical and abstract concepts of fencing heighten math skills.
Did you know 32% of HS fencers will compete in college! (The average for all other sports is only 7.6%)
Fencing is an Olympic and a NCAA sport. Front Range Fencing has helped attain over $2 million in college scholarships for its students.
NOTE! After submitting payment you will be redirected to a page for required paperwork.
Fencing for Teens and Adults
This 2-cycle class is for beginners with no fencing experience. Each class starts with a fun warmup activity. New fencing positions, movement, and "bouting" are added each week allowing beginners to use their basic knowledge. Once you complete both cycles of this class you will signegister for the Recreational or Adult Electric Fencing classes. Class fee is $115. Equipment use is included. Class meets Tuesdays, 7:00-7:50pm.
April 25 - May 23
June 6 - 27
July 11 - August 1
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This is a one on one lesson with a coach. Ten minute Private Lessons come in packages of four and must be pre-paid. Lessons are available outside of class time for current members. Students should be warmed up, stretched and ready to go at the start of the scheduled lesson time. These lessons are a supplement to a regular class or practice. Lessons are available from any coach. Please discuss scheduling with the coach.
Adult Electric Fencing
The Adult Electric Fencing curriculum involves higher level drills, increasing your skills and confidence. You will also start electrically scored bouting. The Adult Fencing Program meets monthly, once a week on Thursdays, 6:30-8:00pm, unless otherwise noted on our calendar. See our calendar on the Info for Members page. At this point you will need your own fencing gear: Mask, Jacket, Chest and Underarm Protector, Electric Epee, Glove and Body Cord. Fencers can be sized, and equipment ordered prior to starting the Adult Fencing program. Discuss this with a coach.
This practice meets two days a week, Tuesday and Thursday and allows fencers to attend an unlimited number of practices each month. You will continue work on new fencing skills. Recreational fencers cycle through monthly sessions and may continue with this program until they are interested in joining the Competitive Practice and demonstrate the confidence and skills needed. Practice fee varies based on the number of class days in a month. You will start to fence with electrical scoring equipment. Practice fee does not include use of equipment. Each fencer must have their own mask, jacket, chest protector, underarm protector, glove, body cord and epee. You can be sized and equipment ordered prior to starting the Recreational program.
Competitive Training Program
This program meets two days a week, Tuesday and Thursday and allows fencers to attend an unlimited number of practices each month. This program offers small group drills and footwork. The aim of the program is to produce top competitive fencers in their age group. Practice fee does not include use of equipment during class time. Class fee varies based on the number of class days in a month.
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