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Popular Fencing Teachers

Julia G.

New York, NY
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Raymond S.

Gouldsboro, PA
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Jelena Z.

Willow Grove, PA
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Julia G. New York, NY

Lessons and Classes

The MFC fencing program consists of a combination of private lessons, group classes, open bouting, camps and tournaments.

Recreational fencers typically attend one to two times per week while competitive fencers attend three to four times per week.

Group Classes

Classes for musketeers (4-6) and beginner adults(18+) are 1 hr in length, all equipment is provided.
Classes for beginner and intermediate youth fencers are 1.5 hrs in length. All intermediate fencers must have their own electric equipment.
Classes for competitive and elite fencers are 2 hrs in length. All fencers this level must have their own electric equipment.

Private lessons

Lessons are one on one with the coach for 20 or 40 minute intervals.
Club members can sign up for lessons using their online accounts.

About Julia

Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Manhattan Fencing Center was started in 2007 by U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame Maestro Yury G. We believe that fencing success has everything to do with the club and coaches. We pride ourselves on our exceptional facility, our world-class coaches and our dynamic programs. Our Facility: See our club featured on The New York Times video exclusive. Centrally located in Midtown Manhattan. Close to Times Square, Grand Central Station, Penn Station, Path Trains, and Port Authority Bus Terminal With secure lobby area and two elevators Specially designed fencing floors to safeguard knees and ankles Fully equipped with air conditioning, 22 electric strips, WiFi, comfortable viewing area, targets, locker rooms and showers World-Class ...

Raymond S. Gouldsboro, PA

I began fencing in High School and studied privately with John Geraci, fencing Master at West Point Military Academy. I have taught fencing at Wyoming Seminary, Western Wayne HS and the Fencing Exchange in Scranton, PA At this time I am available for private instruction. In January 2015 I will be opening a fencing club in North East PA

About Raymond

Mr. Raymond S. recently retired from his position as the Director of Bands and Music Department Chairperson at the Western Wayne school District Mr. S. has over 32 years of music teaching experience and is now offering his expertise and experience through private lessons and ensemble experiences. As a music educator, Mr. S. has taught instrumental music from grades 4-12. He is an understanding, patient and inspirational teacher who is highly respected and loved by his students. He has the ability to get the best out of students by setting student based goals and teaching in a supportive and encouraging yet demanding style During his time as a High School Band Director, Ray has a long tradition of large numbers of students qualifying for District, Region and All-State Band. ...

Jelena Z. Willow Grove, PA

About Jelena

I am physical education teacher with more than fifteen years of coaching experience which includes coaching students of all ages and all fencing levels. Currently I am coach at Zeljkovic Fencing Academy and an active USA Fencing referee. I was a Multiple National Champion. My husband is former assistant coach at University of Pennsylvania for four years and a former National coach of Serbia and Kuwait. In more than 20 years of coaching experience he coached students of all ages and all fencing levels. Currently he is National USA Wheelchair coach, head coach in Zeljkovic Fencing Academy and an active USA Fencing referee. He was a multiple National Champion.

Gordon R.

Laguna Woods, CA
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Andrew H.

San Antonio, TX
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alexie R.

Los Angeles, CA
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Gordon R. Laguna Woods, CA

About Gordon

Gordon R. is well-known as an educator, martial artist and writer. He holds a Lifetime California Teaching Credential, is a member of the International Federation of Journalists, and is certified by numerous organizations for martial arts and coaching (Dux Ryu Grandmaster and USA Archery Level 2 Instructor). He is the author of The Five Principles of Everything (translated into Spanish and Italian so far--selling worldwide) and the editor of both L&L Magazine and the Legends and Legacies column at WorldWideDojo.

Reviews

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Julie T. November 11, 2014
Archery · Online
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Gordon was very patient and gave me a lot of good detailed feedback.
Andrew H. San Antonio, TX

I can teach sword/fencing skills for the rapier, long sword, arming sword, pole arm, dagger, and teach historically accurate swordplay from England, Spain, Germany, and Italy.

About Andrew

Andrew H. has been teaching Stage Combat and Acting for 10 years. He is currently working with at-risk teens through the Magik Theatre's Xcellerated Theatre Program, using theatre to inspire students to change their lives. Andrew also teaches movement and stage combat at Texas State University. Andrew has worked professionally as an actor, fight choreographer, and stage combat instructor for ten years. Andrew has a BFA in Theatre from Texas State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Andrew is also an expert in Western and eastern martial arts, and blends those skills with his experience and talent on the stage to create safe scenes of realistic violence for productions all over south and central Texas. Andrew offers classes in acting, voice for stage, movement, stage ...

alexie R. Los Angeles, CA

I've been fencing for over 10 years and have experience teaching young children and high school students as a PE instructor / assistant coach.

About alexie

Hello! A little about my academic background: I graduated from the Lycee Francais in Los Angeles with numerous Presidential Academic Awards, obtained the French Baccalaureat in Philosophy/Literature with honorable mention. I Majored in French and Francophone Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York and received recognition for being a full time student athlete in fencing. I received All American awards and All Ivy awards all three years while in New York and participated in the 2004 World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I studied abroad in Paris at the Sorbonne,Paris IV Junior Year. I acquired teaching experience at UCLA in the French graduate program and have tutored throughout college. I love helping my students get their needs met!

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