Standard

Standard Fencing Membership

The Standard level membership is designed for fencers who are working toward Green and Blue levels in our Advancement Program or have similar skills from a different fencing club. Fencers will begin competing in Regional competitions at this level. 

Fencers of lower ranks in our Advancement Program who are looking for a more accelerated development program may participate at this membership level, provided they have a full competition kit of fencing gear.

Fencers at the Standard Level work on

  • Honing their basic technical fencing skills and exploring more complex actions

  • Tactical progression though situational bouting and drills

  • Acquiring the skills and competence necessary for successful competition

  • Athletic conditioning including strength and speed training

  • Competitive fencing techniques and skills

  • Physical and mental conditioning

Equipment

Full personal competition equipment kit, well maintained, is required, including 2 weapons and 2 sets of cords.

Equipment can be purchased through CEFC.

How long to spend

The Green level takes 9 to 12 months to progress through and the Blue level takes 12 to 18 months depending upon the fencer's skills, weekly time commitment, physical and mental condition, and personal goals.

 

Fencers who wish to be Recreational fencers rather than Competitive fencers or wish to only compete locally and regionally will often stay at this membership category indefinitely.

 

CEFC coaching staff regularly asses the fencers capabilities and will recommend when to move on to the next level of competition based upon their personal readiness and capacity. 

Training Structure

Athletes in the Standard level participate in fencing 2-3 times per week and can participate in 4 different sessions weekly. This usually takes the form of 2 Skills Training Sessions and 2 Training Cohort Sessions. More advanced students will also take advantage of our Tactical Cohorts and Conditioning Cohorts. 

 

We strongly recommended that athletes at this level also be taking at least one private lesson each week.

Cost

$175/month + 1 Private lesson each week

Add on Tactical Cohort - $45/month

Add on Conditioning Cohort - $45/month

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