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Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest-growing in the world! The program is designed to teach fencing through activities, games, and exercises that develop coordination, flexibility, and focus. The instructor is Michael Tarascio, a former member of the United States World Championship Team in Men's Foil. For more info, please contact Michael at michael@nefencing.com.
 
About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men's Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association and certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Michael also teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael's philosophy on fencing is: "Participate in fencing because it's fun."
 
FALL SESSION

Day:  Tuesdays
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm – Beginner/Intermediate Ages 7 and older
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Beginner/Advanced Ages 12 and older
Session 1: September 13 – November 1
Session 2: November 8 – January 3 (No class on 12/27)
Session 3: January 10 – March 7 (No class on 2/21)
Session 4: March 14 – May 9 (No class on 4/11)
Location: McCarthy Senior Center, 30 Converse Street, Wakefield, MA
$250.00 per session.


FENCING GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

Option 1: Purchasing new
I recommend Absolute Fencing Gear, Inc.
https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/
 
If one chooses to purchase and needs assistance, I am available at michael@nefencing.com to help.
 
Option 2: Rental from Coach Michael
$50.00 plus a $100.00 deposit for an 8-week session.
 
At the end of the last class, the deposit will be issued upon returning the fencing gear to Coach Michael.  I will set up appointments for you and your fencer in 15-minute slots for those who need rental fencing gear. Fencers will be fitted for equipment. Fencers will take the equipment home with them.


Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Youth Fencing for Ages 7 to 11 - Fall Session 1 
7 - 11 N/A Tu  09/13/2022 - 11/01/2022
06:15 PM - 07:15 PM

McCarthy Senior Center
$250.00 Res, $250.00 Non-Res
 
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Youth Fencing for Ages 12 and up - Fall Session 1 
12 and up N/A Tu  09/13/2022 - 11/01/2022
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

McCarthy Senior Center
$250.00 Res, $250.00 Non-Res
 
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Youth Fencing for Ages 7 to 11 - Fall Session 2 
7 - 11 N/A Tu  11/08/2022 - 01/03/2023
06:15 PM - 07:15 PM

McCarthy Senior Center
$250.00 Res, $250.00 Non-Res
 
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Youth Fencing for Ages 12 and up - Fall - Session 2 
12 and up N/A Tu  11/08/2022 - 01/03/2023
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

McCarthy Senior Center
$250.00 Res, $250.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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