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    Pre-Season Clinics

    Pre-Season Clinics

    Enfants,
    Saturdays in the Fall will be devoted to Pre-Season Clinics as we further hone our skills in preparation for the upcoming HS Fencing Season! For those of you hailing from Mendham HS, you may already have received notice of this through the Parents Association. However, the clinics are open to all comers but open to no more that 10 students per session so early sign up is highly suggested.

    For Students with prior experience at Advanced, Intermediate, and Novice Levels:

    There will be three Saturdays in October: 4th, 11th and 25th

    There will be four Saturdays in November: 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd.

    Each day will have a morning and afternoon session lasting 3 hours each.

    Saturday mornings will be devoted to Sabre from 09:00 to 12:00

    Saturday afternoons will combine Epee’ and Foil from 13:00 to 16:00

    For Students who are Beginners, or Novices wishing to review basic actions:

    There will be three Sundays in October: 5th, 12, and 26th

    There will be four Sundays in November: 2nd, 9th, 16, and 23rd

    There will be one session combining Beginner and Novice Students that will last 1 hour in duration from 10:00 to 11:00

    There will be a second session available in the afternoon from 14:00 to 15:00

    Equipment:

    Proper fencing attire is required for all levels:

    Advanced, Intermediate, Novice attending Saturday Clinics: Mask, Jackets, Plastron or chest protectors, gloves, fencing knickers or long sporting pants and complete electric kit to include lame’s, weapons, and body cords.

    Beginner and Novices taking the Sunday Clinics: Masks, Chest Protectors, Gloves: Foils will be provided in this basic course with an introduction to the other two weapons occurring during the curriculum.

    NOTE TO MENDHAM STUDENTS: School Uniforms, weapons, masks, gloves etc can be signed out on a first come first served basis.

    Curriculum:

    Advanced, Intermediate, Novice Saturday Classes: Stretching and Warm up. Footwork. Balance Drills, Flow Drills, Controlled Strategic Bouting, Open Bouting.

    Novice and Beginners attending Sunday Classes: Stretching and Warm up. Basic Footwork, Basic stance and actions. Offensive Drills, Defensive Drills, Controlled Bouting, Fencing Rules and Regulations

    Cost:

    Advanced, Intermediate and Novice Saturday Sessions: $20.00 per session paid in advance each month. October: $60.00 November: $80.00. Pricing per student and due at first session. There will be no makeups due to absenteeism unless the session is cancelled for any reason by the Salle. In such an event a makeup or refund for the session will be offered. There will be a $10.00 discount offered when booking for both months and paying in advance on the first session in October.

    Beginner and Novice Sunday Sessions: 15.00 per session paid in advance each month. October $45.00. November $60.00. Pricing per student and due at first session. There will be no makeups due to absenteeism unless the session is cancelled for any reason by the Salle. In such an event a makeup or refund for the session will be offered. There will be a $10.00 discount offered when booking for both months and paying in advance on the first session in October.

    Please note that individual sessions are not on offer. As this will be a set curriculum, all students must attend all sessions in the monthly package.

    Booking:

    To secure your spot in these clinics, go to: www.sallemarquisdelafayette.com. Click on the “Contact Page” Complete the message form and choose the “Other” radio button and type in “Pre-Season Clinic”. In the text box tell me which session(s) you wish to attend. As space is limited this will be on a first come first serve basis so please, in consideration of others, only book if you are certain that you will attend.

    Questions:

    Please contact me by return mail or phone before Oct 1st.

    A bientô