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Epee Class is canceled on Jan. 7…

We thought we’d be open after the foil classes, but we want to keep you from ending up like this:

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See you back on Friday!

Fencing Parents FAQ’s

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Learn to Fence in 2020: Starting January 8!

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“Is Fencing Right for My Kid?”

Fencing at its most competitive is a highly athletic and intellectual sport that emphasizes top all-round physical fitness, lightning analytical capabilities, and emotional resilience. Even competitive youth fencers often exceed peers who are active in other sports in regard to aerobic and anaerobic capacities, agility, endurance, and the ability to adapt rapidly to new situations.

In addition, fencing is just pure FUN! Each “bout” (individual fencing match) is like a new book, with plot twists and turns that you have to respond and adapt to — and then re-write your own “story” based on the new information… as your opponent does just the same with his or her story.

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First Fencing of the Roaring Twenties: January 3, 2020!

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BMFA parents watching their promising offspring hitting each other with swords.

First Friday: BMFA resumes its full program of classes and private lessons on Friday, January 3, 2020.

There will be no fencing activities on New Year’s Eve: NO FENCING ON DEC. 31, 2019!

Also: If your BMFA has siblings or friends who always have been wanting lear to fence:

BMFA is starting its first Beginners Class of the new decade on Wednesday, January 8!

Location change for Tuesday practice!

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For the month of May, Tuesday practice will be held in the Four Court Gym, which is the lower gym in the back of Knott Hall. Same time, different place, less wear and tear on your knees!

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April/May fees are now due!

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3/29/19: Fencing @ Knott Hall again

All classes and open bouting will take place at the Knott Hal Performance Gym today.

Sorry for the late notification!

Friday foil class w/ Coach Chris

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With Coach Larby holding hands and wiping noses strip-coaching Baltimore MidAtlantic fencers at this year’s Capitol Clash on Friday and Saturday, Coach Chris will be filling in for him at this Friday’s 6:30PM foil class!

All his “favorite students” from his former Saturday morning conditioning class at BFC are surely excited to hear that—and are getting ready for Grandmaster Lee’s  “Twenty-Five Knuckle Poosh-up”!

January 15, 2019: Classes @ Knott Hall

Wheeler Hall is unavailable tonight, so Baltimore MidAtlantic fencing classes will take place in the gym at Knott Hall. Use the main entrance to Loyola-Blakefield and park behind the main building!

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