This is an add-on class that can be taken in addition to a fencer’s current class/training program. It is geared to fencers who have demonstrated the utmost dedication to the sport and its techniques and have goals that include national-level competitive success and beyond.
AGE REQUIREMENT: Ages 13+
THIS IS A “REQUIRED ATTENDANCE” PROGRAM. FENCERS ENROLLED IN THIS PROGRAM WILL BE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL TRAINING SESSIONS AND AT LEAST ONE ADDITIONAL PRACTICE EACH WEEK
Prior qualification and approval by the coaching staff is required for this class (please see the qualification requirements below).
There are strict qualification standards for the program:
1.) The fencer must be a full-time member of Modern Duelists Fencing Academy for at least 6 months.
2.) The fencer must have demonstrated a dedication to practice by attending at least 2 practices a week for 3 months prior to beginning advanced training.
3.) The fencer must be currently enrolled in a lesson program (Apprentice, Duelist, Champion, or Veteran).
4.) The fencer must have participated in at least one of the following:
a.) Div I NAC
b.) Div IA ROC
c.) Summer Nationals
d.) Junior Olympics
e.) Veteran NAC
OR any combination of at least two of the following:
a.) Div II ROC
b.) Div II NAC
c.) Div III NAC
5.) The fencer must have demonstrated exceptional sportsmanship, both in practice and competition.
ClASS SCHEDULE: Mondays: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
COST: $25.00/month. This is in addition to the fencer’s current training program. The Advanced class may NOT be taken on its own.