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Boston Fencing Club (BFC) offers three levels of fencing classes for teens in the Boston, MA area, including beginner, tactical, and competitive fencing.

Boston Fencing Club is the nation’s oldest fencing club, tracing our roots back to 1858. For the past thirty years we have been teaching children and adults the safe and exciting sport of fencing. We offer classes for beginning and experienced fencers age six through adult, as well as training for competitive fencers.

Over the years, we’ve cultivated:

  • National champions
  • NCAA collegiate fencers
  • A member of the 2004 Olympic team
  • Generations of recreational fencers

Beginner Fencing: Students will learn the footwork, basic attacks, defense and tactics of the sport while improving overall fitness and agility over a seven week term.

  • Fencers attend once a week
  • Equipment is available at BFC to borrow

Tactical: The tactical program is designed around introducing fencers to a more competitive training and environment over a 7 week term.

  • Fencers should have at least 3 months of previous fencing experience
  • Equipment is not required, but is recommended

Competitive: The competitive program is a seven week program designed for athletes who are competing at national and international levels.

  • Goals may include:
    • Winning a national championship
    • Competing for an NCAA college
    • Competing on a US National Team
  • Competitive fencers may take private lessons during the week with their weapon specific coaches.

Fencers are encourage to attend as much as they can and to free fence with adult members and college students in the evening.

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  • Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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  • Price Range $100 - $150+ (per class or month)
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