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Youth sabre recommended ages are 7 to 14; open to both boys and girls. Introductory class for 7 to 10 year olds is held from 9am to 10:45am on Saturday mornings.  Intermediate classes for older children and teens are on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.  Advanced fencers are also allowed to fence in the Junior or Senior saber programs.  Training covers:

  • Fun games to improve focus, agility, speed and hand/eye coordination
  • Strength building and conditioning
  • Instruction geared toward competition when ready
  • Detailed study of techniques and tactics
  • Skills testing with achievement levels
  • Lots of sparring with electric fencing equipment
Instructors: 
Rob Handelman, Connie Louie,
and Sandor Mandoki
 
Times:
Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 6:45pm (7-10 year old and 10-13 year old Intermediate Class and an Advanced Class for up to 18 year olds)
Wednesday, 4:30pm – 6:45pm (7-10 year old and 10-13 year old Intermediate Class and an Advanced Class for up to 18 year olds)
Thursdays, 4:30p – 6:45pm (7-10 year old and 10-13 year old Intermediate Class and an Advanced Class for up to 18 year olds)
Saturdays, 9:00am – 10:45pm (7-10 year old Beginning Class)
Saturdays, 10:30am – 12:30pm (7-10 year old Intermediate Class)
Saturdays, 12:30p – 3:00pm (9 year old to Senior Advanced Class)
 
Register at:
www.sfyouthfencing.com or
call (415) 846-2443
 

Class Coach

Rob Handelman, D.C. Maître d'Armes

In 1974, Maître Rob Handelman joined Halberstadt Fencers’ Club in San Francisco, and was the head coach until 1982.  He sta...

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